Arts & Crafts Poster Frame

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Project by CaptainSkully posted 1891 days ago 2044 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We went to the Port Townsend, WA Wooden Boat Festival last year for my birthday. My girlfriend bought this poster with the understanding that I’d make a frame for it. I finally got around to it. Here’s what I came up with, thanks to Dan's inspiration. I chickened out on the fancy scrollwork cuts on the top corners, but I may try it some time in the future. It’s QSWO with Red Mahogany Danish Oil, so it matches the mantel.

My next venture will be a pair of frames (one for us, and one for Framer’s Workshop) for a Yoshiko Yamamoto print ala Dan.

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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#1 posted 1891 days ago

Nice. Matches well with the poster.

-- ED

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#2 posted 1891 days ago

Really nice. I lived in port townsend for a year or so. Cool place.

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John Stegall

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#3 posted 1883 days ago

I lived in PTW for a year also…no way to make a living for me at least. But we did enjoy looking out in the San Juans…at least I think that is the name. We still visit there but it is a long way from Texas (I drove it 2x in one summer).

-- jstegall

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#4 posted 1880 days ago

very nice frame well done

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 1880 days ago

Great Lookin Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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