Bristlecone pine landscape tile framed

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Project by Dan'um Style posted 01-07-2008 05:11 AM 3951 views 17 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Framed stoneware tile. Antique bronze acid patina finish.
Quartersawn white oak.

All my tiles start as mahogany relief woodcarvings,then … made into plaster molds, pressed stoneware clay and kiln fired to 2375

This one is titled: Bristlecone tile

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#1 posted 01-07-2008 05:12 AM

Another winner, Dan!

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

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#2 posted 01-07-2008 05:44 AM


I know I’m supposed to be going ooh and ah about the tile, which I am. It’s beautiful.

BUT, the frames you are making are incredible! This particular one I believe is my favorite, as it has both arts and crafts, and an oriental flare combined together in such a way that takes a style considered clunky by some, and make it so graceful it looks to be floating.

This frame is stunning.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#3 posted 01-07-2008 06:13 AM

Dan That is one outstanding frame and tile.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia †

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Dan'um Style

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#4 posted 01-07-2008 06:30 AM

Thanks for the great comments. This particular frame design is a variation on one of my oldest designs.

I’m constantly looking for new ideas, but will revert back to my old design work sometimes to ground myself.

I never make anything exactly the same each time. This one has the most narrow corbels so far…. something like 1 1/8 wide. Over all dimension of the frame is 21×27. Tile is about 6×12 and 1/2 thick.

more photos are found here

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#5 posted 01-07-2008 07:18 AM

Love this frame Dan. It has almost a Gothic quality to me. Love the little tacks (nails?). Well done, again.

You have got to come out to the Arts and Crafts Weekend here in October.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke."

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#6 posted 01-07-2008 07:32 AM

That is a great looking frame and tile. I really like the frame with all of its details. Great work once again Dan.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#7 posted 01-07-2008 07:51 AM

Looks great Dan. Named after the oldest living tree in the world. Great frame.

-- 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 01-07-2008 12:23 PM

Great idea. Nice finishing touch.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#9 posted 01-07-2008 12:30 PM

true art!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#10 posted 01-07-2008 02:28 PM

As usual, Dan, wow, wow, and wow again.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#11 posted 01-07-2008 03:28 PM

One word – superb!

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#12 posted 01-07-2008 07:18 PM

Very nice Dan, love that wood.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#13 posted 01-07-2008 09:01 PM

Love it! Well done once again Dan!

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#14 posted 01-09-2008 02:18 PM

This is an awesome design. Great job Dan.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#15 posted 01-10-2008 05:33 AM

Thanks for the great feedback.

I have a couple other tiles, a castle landscape and the scarab framed the same way.

Will post them in the future.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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