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Project by Dan'um Style posted 2446 days ago 1782 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A customer bought one of my pieces and later saw one of my auctions with a qtr white sawn oak frame.
He requested a reframe. Finally figured out his budget and agreed to make him a 100 dollar frame. Figured I could make 4 identical frames and still make out ok when I sell the remaining three.

Gold frame is his original purchase. Oak is finished with dark oak alchohol dye and Minwax Red Mahogany with button/ seedlac mix shellac. Dark wax.

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Dan'um Style

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#1 posted 2446 days ago

forgot to say bookmatch’d sides …

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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TomFran

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#2 posted 2446 days ago

Dan,

I love that first one! That is just beautiful.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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Mark Mazzo

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#3 posted 2446 days ago

Dan,

Very nice work. I think that I ike the re-framed version better. The Oak just seems to be in more harmony with the tile.

-- Mark, Webster New York, Visit my website at http://thecraftsmanspath.com

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#4 posted 2446 days ago

Creating classics as always!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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mrtrim

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#5 posted 2446 days ago

id have a hard time choosing . you do super nice work dan walters

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Dorje

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#6 posted 2446 days ago

Another nice frame Dan!

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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#7 posted 2446 days ago

Nice frame (and tile) Dan. I really like the shapes of your frames – very innovative.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#8 posted 2446 days ago

Hi Dan;

Nice to see a man with his head screwed on straight!

As previously posted here, you do good work!

Lee

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Mark A. DeCou

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#9 posted 2446 days ago

you underestimate your art. Your work is worth way more than $100 in this culture.

I paid over $300 for a frame shop frame, that was three years ago, and it looks like a frame shop frame. 4 boards, all mitered and shot together with a fancy wiggle staple, and 1/8” glass. I’ll make my own next time.

Great work as always Dan.

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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Thos. Angle

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#10 posted 2446 days ago

Great job, Dan. I think I like the new one best but the old one is really fine as well. Just different tastes.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#11 posted 2446 days ago

Very nice tiles and frames Dan great. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Karson

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#12 posted 2446 days ago

I’m in favor of the new frame. Just my taste.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#13 posted 2446 days ago

Nice,Dan. I really like the oak frame especially.

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

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Andy

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#14 posted 2446 days ago

I like both,but prefer the darker one.
I agree with Mark on pricing.I believe you could charge alot more, and probably see your sales increase to boot.

IMHO :)

-- If I can do it, so can you. www.artboxesbyandy.com

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