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Project by woodworkerscott posted 1363 days ago 1575 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was asked to build a couple of frames. Made of red oak. Early American oil stain with Poly satin coat and wax. I normally dislike making picture frames. No matter how good they come out I still look back and think what a pain they are, and I have the tools to make them. Turned out okay.

-- " 'woodworker''s a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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Monty Queen

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#1 posted 1363 days ago

Awesoem job on those picture frames looks real good.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#2 posted 1363 days ago


I am in the middle of doing the same sort of project and would love to know how you made these (i.e. milling process) I have bought 2 different router bits hoping I could reproduce a frame I have and neither has turned out well. yours look superb and I would love to copy them.


-- Derek Tay, Venerate the Tree Design

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#3 posted 1363 days ago

Like Derek I’d be very interested in knowing how exactly you milled these. I’ve struggled with getting frames to turn out nicely and yours are beautiful.

-- Brian - Belmont, Massachusetts

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Third Day Woodworking

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#4 posted 1363 days ago

Must be something going around because i to am in the middle of a project that needs a frame and i just am not happy with it. Yours however look amazing.

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#5 posted 1363 days ago

Very nice!

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#6 posted 1362 days ago

I’m in the middle of making some frames too and I’m just before throwing out two thirds of what I’ve done. You are right-they are a pain! Yours are super!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#7 posted 773 days ago

I’ll agree about the frames bein a pain, but, the end product is worth it all. Very nicely done.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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