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#1 posted 12-20-2009 11:33 PM
Welcome to LJ’s. I really like the bark, gives it a very rustic look.
-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.
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#2 posted 12-20-2009 11:43 PM
Nice looking frame.
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#3 posted 12-21-2009 12:19 AM
Welcome to the most addictive site on the net, at least for woodworkers. How did you get the bark to stay on or will it peel later? Something I’d like to know for future projects. Thanks for the post, BTKS
-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)
#4 posted 12-21-2009 12:33 AM
To keep the bark on? The tree needs to be cut off the stump when the sap is down… winter time…
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#5 posted 12-21-2009 02:01 AM
that’s sweet !!!! Love the bark.Someone posted something a while ago about a technique to make sure the bark stays on.. can’t remember what the tip was, though.
Great job!! Keep “messing” around in the shop. I like these.
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
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#6 posted 12-21-2009 02:22 AM
Cool picture frame. Beautiful (in a rustic sort of way)
Nice use of scrap.
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia email@example.com †
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#7 posted 12-21-2009 02:29 AM
well im a lover of the rustic stuff, so these look great to me..i love the live edge on things…to me it like the ouside flesh and tells more of the story on the tree then just the wood on the inside…...good job …
-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']
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#8 posted 12-21-2009 04:54 AM
I have been thinking of doing this with some branchs off my pecan tree a while back, just might have to now, looks very cool!
-- Z, Rockwall, TX
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#9 posted 12-21-2009 01:56 PM
Leaving the bark on is a lot more of a challenge than one might think. Nice job.
-- A childs smile is payment enough.
#10 posted 12-21-2009 03:20 PM
Thanks for the tip, now I have to get busy logging while the winter is still here.
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#11 posted 12-22-2009 04:51 AM
Good looking work.
-- Bill Merritt -Augusta Ga. woodworker
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