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Grueby tile arrangements in quartersawn white oak frames

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Project by Dan'um Style posted 07-04-2007 04:17 AM 3621 views 4 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Examples of framed tiles.

quartersawn white oak

Salvaged Grueby tiles

Lattice work is half-lap joinery.
qswo strips, 3/8×3/4. Glued and pegged with 1/8 dowels.
Whole glued lattice assembly was then run thru ryobi drum sander to make flat. Edges of lattice is tenoned and morticed into adjacent sides.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain





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Bob Babcock

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#1 posted 07-04-2007 04:41 AM

I love these Dan. Great work!

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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#2 posted 07-04-2007 04:49 AM

You say salvaged tiles. Where did you pick up something like them/

Great project.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#3 posted 07-04-2007 04:53 AM

I’m in awe. I love Gruby pottery and tile. Any Teco up your sleeve?

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Max

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#4 posted 07-04-2007 05:34 AM

Very nice frames. How do you go about doing the cut outs, fret work? If you don’t mind me asking..

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#5 posted 07-04-2007 05:36 AM

Cool work!

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#6 posted 07-04-2007 07:35 AM

Dan -

I echo the comments above. I am a fan of your work! Please keep these posts coming. I would really enjoy a short blog (please!) on one of your projects!

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

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#7 posted 07-04-2007 11:07 AM

Beautiful use of different materials. Great design. I love that first one. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#8 posted 07-04-2007 11:52 AM

magnificent!!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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mot

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#9 posted 07-04-2007 03:45 PM

Really wonderful work!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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Bill

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#10 posted 07-04-2007 06:26 PM

Nice job Dan. How did you come up with the idea for framing tiles and creating these framed pieces you have posted? I like the look of them.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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ffej

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#11 posted 07-05-2007 12:13 AM

Wow!
Really nice work.
Intriguing design, I love qs white oak, especially when the rays are visible.
I am inspired !

-- Jeff - Pflugerville, TX

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PoorCollegeStudent

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#12 posted 07-05-2007 03:03 PM

These are cool, very cool.

-- -- a bad day woodworking is better than a good day at work --

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#13 posted 07-11-2007 11:25 PM

What else can I say?

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#14 posted 07-15-2007 09:40 PM

The tiles in your projects are rare and beautiful. Motivated by your posting, I have posted some pictures of projects that I’ve made that have inset tiles. These are pretty different from your projects, but maybe you’ll enjoy seeing them anyway.

-- Don Snyder (38.6N, 90.3W)

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Dan'um Style

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#15 posted 11-22-2007 10:32 PM

thanks to everyone for the nice comments.

the elk tile frame is a commission piece.

the center one is hanging in a local art gallery different tiles

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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