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Project by Rogue posted 02-22-2011 09:56 AM 1295 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

“How’d you get into woodworking?” I have gotten the standerd “My dad tought me when I was a kid” to some real odd ball stories.
I got into woodworking mainly in art school. Though I’d grown up messing in my dad’s shop it wasn’t til college that I realized the vercitility of wood. I took a presentation class and hd to make custom frames for a bunch of my paintings. I had as much fun making the frames as I did painting the pictures and I’ve been pittifully hooked ever since.
This is a new painting that I had to frame. I thought about framing the piece from the first brush stroke.

-- Rogue





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Goddahavefun

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#1 posted 02-22-2011 02:49 PM

Great painting Rogue !!

And Dig the frame, looks awesome inset style !!!

giv;n me an idea for some of my works !!!

thanks for sharing mate !

Cheers
Anthony

-- Think,Dream,Inspire,Create ! your Shed is waiting for You !

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David Drummond

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#2 posted 02-22-2011 04:49 PM

very cool painting… how big is the frame, what kind of wood did you use, and what kind of finish did you use?

-- "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do... Explore, Dream, Discover” Mark Twain

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B13

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#3 posted 02-22-2011 05:34 PM

Very talented. do you have a art blog? thanks!

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Rogue

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#4 posted 02-22-2011 07:00 PM

Yes I do have a blog roguefineliving.com The wood I used is just good ole pine we milled on our sawmill. All my frames have splined corners. This one was textured using a very corse rasp and them painted with acrylic paint. Before a shot of Laquer I sand it back for a destressed look.

-- Rogue

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mtnwild

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#5 posted 02-22-2011 08:06 PM

That’s a cool painting, introspective and really cool colors and shapes. Great gorilla!

I love the shadow box type frames, I make much the same, but I glue black felt in the recessed part, really makes the painting float. Could be painted black. I don’t know how you mounted the picture, but I use big sections of velcro glued on the back of the hard board. . Then I can remove easily if I want to change frames.

Yea, that’s one of the main reasons I built my shop too. Frames are expensive.

Cool man…..........................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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blockhead

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#6 posted 02-24-2011 04:31 PM

Cool painting and sweet frame Rogue. I dig the distressed look.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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mcoyfrog

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#7 posted 03-02-2011 09:52 PM

WOW you are talented in many realms…

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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