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Woodworker in charcoal with antiqued finish on cedar frame

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Project by Scott posted 07-01-2016 06:05 PM 388 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a new frame for this charcoal drawing of a woodworker, so I got some cedar 1×2 from the big box, then I used some lapped miters for extra strength since it is a fairly large frame (18×24). The antiquing finish is a coat of black tea, then after it is dry, a coat of baking soda with water. It makes for a nice warm grey patina, and doesn’t obscure the wood grain.

-- Scott in North Carolina





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#1 posted 07-02-2016 01:31 AM

Scott I like the finished product. Lapped miter joints are very appropriate in this application.

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