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Project by Greg Mitchell posted 09-09-2007 11:24 PM 3405 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built two of these 5 X 7 picuture frames. They are built from Curly Maple and Mahogany. The corners are reinforced with mahogany splines. Both frames were finished with oil/varnish blend, and then a few coats of wipe on poly.

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

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#1 posted 09-10-2007 12:18 AM

gorgeous design .. love the colours and the wood themselves.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#2 posted 09-10-2007 12:33 AM

Great frames. the colors just stand out and the figure in the maple is great.

-- 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 †

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#3 posted 09-10-2007 12:54 AM

Good Work, Greg.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#4 posted 09-10-2007 01:02 AM

Those frames are beautiful.

-- Lori

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#5 posted 09-10-2007 02:16 AM

Wow! Very pretty frames, Greg. Great combination of woods.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#6 posted 09-10-2007 02:40 AM

Love the wood combination too. Great work.

-- Dan in Central Oklahoma, Able to turn good wood into saw dust in the blink of an eye!

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#7 posted 09-10-2007 02:59 AM

One of the hardest things to make come out right 4 mitered corners that fit exact, I love the maple, just gorgeous. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#8 posted 09-10-2007 06:12 AM

Greg -

Gorgeous work! I like the contrast with the curly maple and mahogany.


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#9 posted 09-10-2007 07:44 AM

Beautiful frames – like the contrast and finish.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#10 posted 09-11-2007 01:45 AM

very nice!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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