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Project by Buche posted 02-10-2011 03:02 AM 1305 views 6 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this mirror frame for my daughter for Christmas. Made out of cherry with Garrett Hack-inspired inlay of holly and ebony. the inlay at the bottom spells her name in Morse code. Pegged MT joinery holds the frame together. Finish is shellac and wax. the frame is approximately 34 inches high and some 20 inches wide. I was pretty happy how it turned out. thanks for looking.





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dustinkester

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#1 posted 02-10-2011 04:08 AM

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Jonathan

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#2 posted 02-10-2011 04:28 AM

Definitely a one-of-a-kind piece. I love the morse code idea. Personalized, without being super obvious. Inlay work looks sharp as well, at least from the one picture.

My only question is in regards to the bottom, right corner where the mirror meets the frame?

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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Grant Davis

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#3 posted 02-10-2011 02:49 PM

I absolutely love this. My daughter has been asking for one for her room. Looks like Ihave another project to add to the list of todos. Thanks for posting.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#4 posted 02-10-2011 04:57 PM

Simple with nice touches
Thanks

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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