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Postcard Frame - Pegged M&T

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Project by Peter Oxley posted 12-20-2010 06:16 PM 1829 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This frame was made to display three vintage postcards of the Wickenburg/Phoenix, AZ area.

The frame is Rift-Sawn White Oak and the pegs are Black Walnut. This frame wasn’t glued – the pegs hold everything together. Finish is MinWax Antique Oil.

-- http://www.peteroxley.com -- http://north40studios.etsy.com --





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Xodus

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#1 posted 12-20-2010 09:58 PM

Like the frame and the finish. Nice job.

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DragonLady

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#2 posted 12-21-2010 03:19 AM

At first I thought it looked a bit “chunky”, but after looking at it for a bit, the proportions work well with the size of the postcards.

Very nice!

-- A woman's work is never done-but power tools help!

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obi999

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#3 posted 12-21-2010 08:35 AM

Oh, looks pretty good and the joints are perfect!

Thank you for your inspiration

-- *** the german lumberjock ***

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Chip

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#4 posted 12-21-2010 05:26 PM

I really really like this Peter. Wonderful idea and execution!

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

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Peter Oxley

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#5 posted 03-13-2011 06:10 PM

DragonLady – I see what you mean about it looking chunky at first glance. I think part of that is the fact that I have a wide-angle lens on the camera and took the picture fairly close, which makes the frame looks like it has a slight bulge in the center. I should have taken some photos from a more realistic distance. Photography is the next woodworking skill I need to work on!

-- http://www.peteroxley.com -- http://north40studios.etsy.com --

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snowgoer

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#6 posted 06-17-2012 05:06 PM

been married 40 plus years . learned NEVER mention the word “chunky ” to a woman!
Nice job on the frame. The joints are flawless in my view

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