Picture frame

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Project by Ed posted 12-16-2015 12:51 AM 784 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Dad in front of the house he grew up in . This is a frame I built using some siding taken from the house my dad was raised in. It is located in Popular Dell, northern Saskatchewan. They were a family of nine, but seeing as they lived only a mile from the school, the teacher boarded with them as well. Cozy.
I especially like the moss that is attached to the lower left hand corner. They would have lived there late 1920 into 1930”s. There was a small kitchen attached to the side at one time.

-- Ed, Dawson Creek “It is easier to get forgiveness than permission”

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#1 posted 12-16-2015 01:21 AM

I think making something special out of wood that has memories is the best form of recycling. I had some similar projects.

-- Al Holstein "I wood do it"

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#2 posted 12-16-2015 01:33 AM

What a treasure! Surely this will become a family heirloom.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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#3 posted 12-16-2015 04:23 AM

Beautiful memory, beautiful way to preserve memory on this house and one life. ’’Untouched’’ board frame looks great!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 12-17-2015 10:33 PM

Man, I really dig stories like this! Thanks for posting this! I love the frame, the history and I’m envious of the wood. I’d love to have some of that.

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#5 posted 12-18-2015 07:01 PM

Thanks fellows. Dad has been gone six years now, but I think of him every time I go into the shop. We used to have coffee together every morning. Here is a poem I wrote in his honor.

-- Ed, Dawson Creek “It is easier to get forgiveness than permission”

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#6 posted 03-19-2017 01:55 AM

Well, It seems that we have a lot of the same faults.

I do like the poem, the frame, and the old farm pictures too!
The link will partly explain it.
Just another old putterer too!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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