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Project by Chelios posted 04-02-2010 04:52 PM 3227 views 8 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these frames for some photos we bought a while back. I have nothing against miters but I really don’t like the flimsy feel and look. So I researched some approaches without miters and I came across some Greene and Greene frames. I took those as my inspiration but I wanted a simpler look. So this is what came out. It is cherry with ebony plugs.





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WoodyWoodWrecker

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#1 posted 04-02-2010 05:06 PM

When I saw the last two photos, I figured it must have been a view of the beach from your honeymoon. Then I read that you bought them. Nice job on the frames. I’ve always like the looks of the G & G frames.

-- You always have tomorrow to stop procrastinating.

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Chelios

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#2 posted 04-02-2010 05:56 PM

Hey Woody

Thanks, I wish that I had that skills with the camera. The photos look so real but I couldn’d make that show in mine as you can see…

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workerinwood

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#3 posted 04-02-2010 06:04 PM

Very nice!! I like the look, I have been thinking of making frames and don’t like the miters either. Thanks for posting, will try this look.

Blessings,

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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Chelios

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#4 posted 04-02-2010 06:14 PM

Thanks Jack, I will look forward to seeing yours soon.

best

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SgtSnafu

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#5 posted 04-02-2010 06:20 PM

Very nice frame design, I like the sweeping curve…

Thanks for sharing

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

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Chelios

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#6 posted 04-02-2010 06:25 PM

Thanks Scotty, I cut those free hand to get more of an organic, less template perfect feel to them

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#7 posted 04-03-2010 05:50 AM

great looking frame… nice curves in the corners…

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

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rando1

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#8 posted 09-02-2010 10:57 PM

this is a great classy, solid look! love the detail and the wave! great job!

-- Randon Riegsecker, crosscutservices.com

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