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Project by daniel posted 05-19-2009 06:45 PM 1605 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made a poster of my nephew Giovanni and sister Cathy last year so I decided to make a picture frame for it. Originally it was going to be made out of poplar but I cut the pieces too short so I added walnut on the ends. I used lap joints to connect the walnut to the poplar, and then I used pocket holes to connect the strips together.

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#1 posted 05-19-2009 07:56 PM

Looks Great! Creative people always find a way to make it work. May not be what you started out to build but we always seem to figure a way to make it work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#2 posted 05-19-2009 10:06 PM

creative fix should work fine

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#3 posted 05-19-2009 10:41 PM

looks strong enough to last a lifetime well done dont be afraid of mitres and practice with scrap if your not sure good luck Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#4 posted 05-19-2009 11:18 PM

Good save nicely done.

-- All bleeding will eventually stop.

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#5 posted 05-20-2009 06:07 PM

Looks better than plain mitre joints.

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