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Project by Luddite posted 10-14-2016 11:16 PM 1215 views 7 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

14 Oct 2016

Finally got around to re-framing a print we’ve had in our dinning room for many many years. I wanted to design a frame that would blend with the print and give me something else to do other then re-finishing cabinets in the house.

I had some true 4/4 curly cherry in my stack that would work with the cherry in the dining room. The rails were milled to 7/8’s and the stiles to 3/4. This gives a nice visual effect when joined. Used through tenon joinery with iron wood as the pegs. Tapered the stiles and flared out the ends of the top rail to mimic some of the angles within the print. Applied several coats of watco natural oil and finished with hand rubbings of waterlox varnish. Overall dimensions are 50 by 20.

The last photo is how things looked in ‘93. Wine cabinet is now a light display case, the tile is now wood.

thanks for viewing
—terry

-- T Loftus -- Just on the edge of common sense





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 10-14-2016 11:28 PM

Nice work, Terry!!!

Jim

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AandCstyle

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#2 posted 10-14-2016 11:38 PM

Terry, another super addition to your A&C collection.

-- Art

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#3 posted 10-15-2016 02:56 AM

Absolutely superb, an instant favorite for me.

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#4 posted 10-15-2016 08:19 AM

Nice frame design with G&G elements.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 10-15-2016 01:09 PM

I like it,nice work.

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#6 posted 10-15-2016 02:30 PM

The cherry is a nice tough, it should age wonderfully!

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Tooch

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#7 posted 10-15-2016 02:31 PM

super nice work and craftsmanship. The pegged through tenons really stand out and make the piece. Great Job!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 10-15-2016 02:58 PM

What a beautiful project and it’s very eye catching.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#9 posted 10-16-2016 02:16 PM

looks great

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#10 posted 10-17-2016 03:34 PM

Great design and execution! I love G&G style.

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#11 posted 10-17-2016 10:44 PM

That’s a great looking A&C frame—really complements the wine cabinet!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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