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Project by Patrick Jaromin posted 12-23-2009 04:03 AM 1280 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s been a very busy past couple of months. I’ve built a couple more mantels that I still need to post some pics of and in my “day job” we’ve moved offices…which meant a great deal of planning and work on setting up a new server room. I also had the Woodcraft Magazine article matted. Clearly it wouldn’t do to purchase a frame for an article about a woodshop, so I whipped one together in the shop.

The base frame is popular veneered with resawn Cocobolo and trimmed with Panga-Panga. The Cocobolo’s been sitting around the shop, around 20 or so bd ft that was mis-shipped to me some years ago. I figured this was as good a use as any! The frame itself isn’t terribly intricate, but this was only the second project I actually designed in the shop “on the fly.” It was a great deal of fun and I think it came out rather nice. The finish is a bit rough since I really wanted to deliver it on a specific date and had to rush in the end..but I think it works.

-- Patrick, Chicago, IL http://www.TenonAndSpline.com/blog





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-23-2009 04:16 AM

It’s much better to frame yourself , a fine job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 12-23-2009 04:23 AM

Patrick, this is a really pretty frame and it sets off the article nicely. You did the right thing in making it yourself.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Roger

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#3 posted 01-16-2012 04:24 PM

the beading around inside and outside makes it more custom. nice frame and wood combo/s

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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