Peruvian Walnut Picture Frame

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Project by Ben posted 12-20-2010 06:22 AM 1832 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Peruvian Walnut picture frame with Maple splines. It’s finished with satin Arm-R-Seal This is a Christmas gift for my mother in law. The picture is of a tree on the River Walk in San Antonio and measures 24” x 16”. I wanted to go with something almost black (without blowing the budget) to blend with the b/w picture better but didn’t think about staining it until it was already done. Hindsight is 20/20. Thanks for looking.

-- Ben in Houston

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#1 posted 12-20-2010 07:13 AM

Very nice frame Ben. I for one like the frame as brown, it has a very nice curl and grain. And it gives focus to the picture. Great picture too, the contrast is beautiful :)

-- Dale, Oregon

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#2 posted 12-20-2010 07:42 AM

I like it to, though for a future project consider ebonizing the walnut if u want black:P

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#3 posted 12-20-2010 08:05 AM

It is a handsome frame

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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#4 posted 12-20-2010 03:39 PM

Thank you everyone for your comments and thoughts!

-- Ben in Houston

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#5 posted 12-20-2010 04:07 PM

Nice job!! I’m sure your mother in law will love it.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#6 posted 12-20-2010 05:06 PM

Nice looking picture frame.

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#7 posted 12-21-2010 03:44 PM

Thanks Jack and CJIII!

-- Ben in Houston

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