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Doctor Who - Frame and Box

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Project by christherookie posted 09-26-2018 04:13 PM 621 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m lumping these together because they were both “firsts.” My first box and my first picture frame. And, they were both Doctor Who-inspired.

The frame was made from two pieces of poplar, routed and then glued together and stained with that combo stain and poly in walnut. A few coats to get the color. Plus a black metal-flake spray paint for the two insets that run all the way around. This looks really sharp hanging in my office.

The box was almost flung against the garage wall. I didn’t have a box clamp at the time so I was having a hard time clamping the mitered corners. So, I added the splines to overcome that. This looks great…from a distance…in poor lighting. The three Doctor Who characters at least now have a home. It was poplar, with purpleheart for the splines and honestly, i don’t remember what I used to stain it.

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leafherder

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#1 posted 09-26-2018 10:47 PM

Cool – the wood projects and the contents.

So do the people entering your office know that resistance is futile? Or do you have a hidden button to active a laser to exterminate the ones you don’t like? LOL

Thanks for posting.

-- Leafherder

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#2 posted 09-27-2018 02:40 AM

Nice!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 09-27-2018 02:49 AM

I used to watch Dr. Who but our stations are not showing it anymore.
I always like Dr. Who (Tom Baker) and want to make a Tardis model some time.
The Dalek, even when framed, is menacing.
Nice work.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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christherookie

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#4 posted 09-27-2018 02:53 PM



I used to watch Dr. Who but our stations are not showing it anymore.
I always like Dr. Who (Tom Baker) and want to make a Tardis model some time.
The Dalek, even when framed, is menacing.
Nice work.

- oldnovice

So many times I’ve considered building a TARDIS. But where to put it?

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oldnovice

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#5 posted 09-27-2018 05:36 PM

christherookie, dont put it anywhere, you can put everything inside the Tardis and have lots of room to spare!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#6 posted 09-27-2018 07:52 PM

So if I build the TARDIS in my garage and move all my tools inside, I’d have a bigger workshop! WOO HOO!

christherookie, dont put it anywhere, you can put everything inside the Tardis and have lots of room to spare!

- oldnovice


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#7 posted 09-30-2018 03:35 PM

Sweet

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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