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Project by Ken90712 posted 05-31-2010 05:28 PM 1613 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this picture frame for a close friend. It will have a hard board backing then wine corks glues in like on of my other projects posted.. It was made out of Maple and Purple Heart. I laminated the purple heart in then use Tung Oil to bring out the grain. I paid close attention to the grain orientation like taught on here to ensure boards went back together respectively. See I do listen Jim & Degoose… LOL… I made a miter jig for the table saw as well.
Thx for looking.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"





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mtnwild

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#1 posted 05-31-2010 05:36 PM

That’s a beauty. Simple, elegant…...........

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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gul

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#2 posted 05-31-2010 05:38 PM

very nice,i have a thing for picture frames :P

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#3 posted 05-31-2010 05:40 PM

a good looking frame with super woods.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Monty Queen

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#4 posted 05-31-2010 06:17 PM

Wow, awesome job on picture frame looks great.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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lew

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#5 posted 05-31-2010 06:33 PM

Well, it looks like the jig works perfectly. Really tight miters!!

Love that tiger maple, the grain really is impressive.

With a frame that size, it’s probably going to take more than one evening to collect the required number of corks ;^)

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#6 posted 05-31-2010 07:30 PM

Good looking frame, I really like the contrasting stripe through it.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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#7 posted 05-31-2010 10:06 PM

Very German Frame.. “NICENTIGHT”

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#8 posted 06-12-2010 10:59 PM

niiice frame with some super wood
thankĀ“s for sharing Ken

Dennis

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#9 posted 06-25-2010 10:24 AM

Ken, your work is great. the pic frame, the cutting boards, and I really like the tool box. I’m sure your favorite is the completed home project. Well done! Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#10 posted 08-06-2010 04:55 PM

Beautiful wood pairing! Sweet mitres!

-J.

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