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Cherry Frame with Maple Key

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Project by grimejr posted 1591 days ago 1863 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these simple frames for my wife. The structure is cherry and corner keys are maple. The finish is polyurethane.





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AngelofDeath

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#1 posted 1591 days ago

nice looking frames with some great contrasting wood….the cherry is already dark… just beautiful

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Maveric777

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#2 posted 1591 days ago

Nice!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Dan Hux

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#3 posted 1591 days ago

very nice,,how wide are the stiles/rails?

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com

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#4 posted 1591 days ago

Really great looking frames.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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SgtSnafu

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#5 posted 1591 days ago

Well done on the frames

Thanks for sharing

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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bigike

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#6 posted 1591 days ago

very nice work, that cherry looks great.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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prime8

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#7 posted 1591 days ago

Beautifull frames! great work!
Go Blue!

-- [\/\/\/\/\/]

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Timothy

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#8 posted 1591 days ago

Go Bucks! O-H

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grimejr

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#9 posted 1590 days ago

I-O….!

Thanks for the kind words.

Dan, the stiles and rails are ~4/4 in the small frames and ~8/4 in the larger ones. Both are ~3/4 thick.

My dad gave me the cherry…it has been above his garage for the last 25 years. I am not sure how old it really is, but it is beautiful lumber when it is cleaned up. By the looks of it, you can all make out “The Ohio State University” on my college diploma framed in the last picture. My wife and I are both Buckeye’s….I lived in the Shoe for the first two years of school and proposed to my wife on the oval. Go Bucks….!

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jim1953

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#10 posted 1590 days ago

Great Lookin Frames

-- Jim, Kentucky

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#11 posted 1589 days ago

unreal looking frames…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop

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#12 posted 984 days ago

Do you have a mitre jig to make your cuts or do you just you you mitre gauge on the TS? Gorgeous frames BTW. I love the contrasting splines!!!

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK

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