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Project by Marc5 posted 06-07-2009 09:07 PM 1283 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I finally had got around to making a frame for my wife’s photo. I ran into a small piece of Bubinga that was not large enough to make a box or tray out of so I figured it would look good with tiger maple and used it to make this frame. Simple design so not to take away from the picture. I think it works.

-- Marc





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#1 posted 06-07-2009 09:57 PM

Quite a nice design there Marc… Just one question though; How do you secure the miters? biscuits, etc….

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#2 posted 06-08-2009 01:02 AM

good job looks good

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#3 posted 06-08-2009 02:54 AM

Nothing special on this frame. The frame fits a 12×16 picture and felt it did not need any special joinery reinforcement. I glued it up using small pinch dogs overnight and was solid. This was the first time with pinch dogs. On one large frame I made that was quite heavy, I used pocket screws and glue. Typically I reinforce the joint with a spline going across the miter in a contrasting wood.

-- Marc

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