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Picture frame (first veneer project)

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Project by lclashley posted 01-04-2008 09:34 PM 1584 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The frame is made of anigre veneer glued to 1/2” MDF and trimmed with red oak. I used a miter sled on the table saw (that I just made) to cut the miters. I should have made a miter sled a long time ago; it’s basically idiot proof. Its finished with amber shellac. I made this frame for my dad who collects lighthouse paraphernalia.





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#1 posted 01-04-2008 09:39 PM

Very beautiful, nice work.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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#2 posted 01-04-2008 09:45 PM

looks great. congrats

-- making sawdust....

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#3 posted 01-04-2008 11:25 PM

Nice job!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 01-05-2008 04:52 AM

Looks great! miters came out perfect. Thanks

-- Larry, Shreveport

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#5 posted 01-05-2008 05:09 AM

Great looking sled. Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#6 posted 01-06-2008 02:29 AM

Gorgeous!

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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#7 posted 01-06-2008 02:32 AM

VERY nice!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#8 posted 01-24-2010 05:02 PM

Nice picture frame…........I like your wood choice.

AKA…..........Woodchic

-- Robin Renee'

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