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My first Mitered Dovetail frames

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Project by EPJartisan posted 06-26-2010 06:04 PM 3190 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are my first miter-dovetail frames. I am not happy with the glue lines, but I am getting better, with every frame. The Images are my subtractive drawings of graphite over textured acrylic gesso.

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."





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Cher

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#1 posted 06-26-2010 07:14 PM

Eric I like what you have done, they look awesome.

-- When you know better you do better.

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#2 posted 06-26-2010 07:15 PM

I don’t know which I like better…. the drawings or the frames. Excellent!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 06-26-2010 08:28 PM

It took me a minute to find the dovetails. Very nice!

-- Ian, Tennessee

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#4 posted 06-26-2010 09:19 PM

That is really cool joinery!!!!

-- Marc

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#5 posted 06-26-2010 09:43 PM

Very nice. I have never seen joinery like that before.

Do those dovetails run all the way through? I assume they do not but I cannot tell from the pictures.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#6 posted 06-26-2010 10:42 PM

Some one is thinking outside the box again… brilliant… and the drawings are phenomenal

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

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#7 posted 06-27-2010 04:05 AM

Those look just look insane! Great drawings too!

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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#8 posted 06-27-2010 09:10 AM

thats a great joint, something a little different but not too much to take away from the paintings. Well done, maybe you can teach me- my first mitre joint sucked! And I haven’t tried since! :-0

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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#9 posted 06-27-2010 01:07 PM

interesting joinery..I’m a sucker for dogs, so the drawings really sing for me

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steiner

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#10 posted 06-30-2010 05:30 AM

Wow!

-- Scott - Houston, Texas

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#11 posted 07-02-2010 03:57 PM

Wow, you’re doubly blessed with talent – great work!

-- Robb

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#12 posted 07-06-2010 02:22 AM

Thanks for the compliments, I wish I could show more of my art work, but most of that is either metal working or privately commissioned pieces… AND I suck at photography so half my stuff isn’t even documented. I need to carve more wood… that gives me the most pleasure.

Richgreer ~ the dovetails are only 1/2” deep into the 1” thick corners.

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."

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#13 posted 05-30-2014 11:25 PM

Fantastic artwork AND joinery. You are a real artisan.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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