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Rustic cherry picture frame

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Project by yooper posted 02-05-2011 10:28 PM 2427 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m not sure if this counts as a wood gloat, but one of my local lumber yards had a 7 foot strip of reclaimed rustic cherry moulding sitting in their discount bin – $2. The routed edges were nicked up, so two other guys passed it up. I grabbed it. I cut of the edges, rerouted them and made a picture frame for a cool old barn that I photographed a while back. The matting cost more then the picture and wood combined. Finish is Arm-R-Seal 3 coats.

-- Jeff, CT - keep calm and make sawdust





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#1 posted 02-06-2011 12:16 AM

Nice find and a nice pic.

-- Doug...

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#2 posted 02-06-2011 12:44 AM

beautiful wood… nice use.

-- http://woodwork.me

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#3 posted 02-06-2011 05:45 AM

I love how the color of the wood works with the color of the grass in the picture. The black mat plays well with the dark streaks in the cherry. Love the picture. Love the frame.
“Rustic” is what carpenters call it when something doesn’t fit right. I wouldn’t call your frame rustic.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#4 posted 02-06-2011 06:15 AM

Beautiful wood and great looking frame!

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#5 posted 01-31-2017 06:49 PM

Jeff, awesome, I too ws fortunate to find a large amount of reclaimed hardwoods. Love the simplicity of the design. Arm r seal is a great finish.
Tom

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#6 posted 01-31-2017 09:24 PM

This is a very nice frame. Well done!

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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