Greene and Greene Inspired Picture Frame

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Project by Chestnut Hill Woodworks posted 02-27-2018 02:31 PM 553 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I used this design from Paul Sebastian to make a frame for my father-in-law’s guitar room. The frame is African Mahogany and the plugs are gaboon ebony. This was my first crack at mortise and tenon joinery as well as Greene and Greene style plugs. I used William Ng’s method for making plugs and it worked like a charm. Very fun project and I plan on using this design again in the future now that I have learned a few things I would do differently to be more efficient and accurate. Finished with 3 coats of Arm-R-Seal satin.

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#1 posted 02-27-2018 04:25 PM

nicely done
Having made one similar to this, I know how difficult this is.

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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#2 posted 02-27-2018 05:17 PM

Nice work all the way around. A+ on the thru mortises.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#3 posted 02-27-2018 06:15 PM

What a beautiful frame and so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#4 posted 02-28-2018 12:07 AM

I like it very cool.

-- wood crafting & classes

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#5 posted 02-28-2018 08:01 AM

Realy beautiful frame! Again G&G turns project into pure A+ .

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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