mirror frame Leopardwood & Wenge

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Made this Leopardwood and Wenge Mirror frame. When cutting the lumber for the first one I decided to cut enough for 5 frames and this is #4. After I do #5 it will be time to do something other than Leopardwood.

The finish is lacquer. I don’t like glossy finishes but I apparently mistakingly bought a can of gloss lacquer the other day. I bought five spray cans and didn’t realize only 4 were satin until after the spraying was done. I am gonna fine sand the gloss tomorrow and re spray the way I want it.

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#1 posted 10-25-2010 07:37 AM

Greg! These mirror frames are too cool for school

-- Praise God in all things, especially the bad things because they make the best learning experiences.

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#2 posted 10-25-2010 10:54 AM

Excellent as always Greg. Are these “WhoDat mirrors” going to be Christmas presents?

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#3 posted 10-25-2010 11:22 AM

That’s a very unusual frame and the wood and finish are beautiful. You did a great job on it.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#4 posted 10-25-2010 03:57 PM

Beautiful frames! The leaopard wood really shows change in grain throught the sculpted shape.
Just a thought, but it seems like the opening for the mirror should be something other than a straight sided rectangle. Like I said, it’s just a thought…

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#5 posted 10-25-2010 05:24 PM

Neat design. Makes me think of a fancy lizard.

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#6 posted 10-25-2010 05:28 PM

Beautiful mirror

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#7 posted 10-30-2010 07:30 AM

Greg, your frames are breathtaking! Beautiful work.


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