|Project by mafe||posted 08-18-2010 01:14 AM||2759 views||1 time favorited||19 comments|
Gifts for mothers 40 years birthday
My daughter Mathilde asked me if we could make some personal gifts for her mothers birthday (my x-wife), and ofcourse I was more than happy to share some time with her on this project.
First picture are my beloved Mathilde showing the presents (need I say proud?).
The frame was cut from some scrap pine, we cut some spurs for beauty, and made a spur in the inside, to fit the picture inside, so when the frame was made, the picture was fastened in the frame.
Cut it in 45 for miter joints, and glued it up, tighned it with a cheap car strap, this works for me, but I have to make some corners.
The pen cup are simply cut to 45 for the miter joints, and glued together, hold only by paint tape. Bottom are mounted in a spur, so no glue needed.
Frame was panted with a transperent white, so the wood are still visible.
- ohhh yes and she painted the flower herself (need I say proud daddy to?).
On the last picture you see the frame parts, that she has painted.
They are resting on a cheap Ikea dish holder, that I use for paintjobs, because it have pointed ends, and it’s colapsable, and therefore, allmost allways fits the job.
Hope it can be to some inspiration, perhaps alo to bring the kids to the workshop
-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.