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I thought that I would start out simple by making a picture frame.

This one I made years ago.

It’s maple with many coats of tung oil. It’s made to fit a 5×8 photo.

-- It's better to have people think you're stupid rather than open your mouth and remove all doubt.





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forkboy

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#1 posted 2398 days ago

nice looking frames. My first attempts (actually… ALL my attempts) at mitred picture frames have ended up in the bin, just couldn’t get the bloody things square.

-- Perth, Australia

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cajunpen

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#2 posted 2398 days ago

Good first try – the miters look tight.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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dustynewt

641 posts in 2495 days


#3 posted 2398 days ago

Good job, MikeT.

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://dustynewt.com/

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Eric

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#4 posted 2398 days ago

Nice job! What did you use on the back to make the space for the glass and backing – a router? And how did you do the miters – table saw, miter box?

-- Eric at http://adventuresinwoodworking.com

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Grumpy

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#5 posted 2398 days ago

Well done Mike.

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

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MsDebbieP

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#6 posted 2398 days ago

excellent job.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Scott Bryan

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#7 posted 2398 days ago

Good job Miket. The miters look good.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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herbr

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#8 posted 2398 days ago

Good job! Especially nice miter joints for a first project.

-- Spread love with our work

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rikkor

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#9 posted 2398 days ago

Nice tight miters—good work.

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Jiri Parkman

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#10 posted 2398 days ago

Good job!

-- Jiri

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Dominic Vanacora

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#11 posted 2398 days ago

Great looking frame, don’t forget to sign and date the back you so you can look back some day.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#12 posted 2237 days ago

Good looking frame.

Glad to hear you think it’s a simple job.

Many people consider this to be a tricky project!

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Grumpy

19393 posts in 2484 days


#13 posted 2236 days ago

I agree with Lee.

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

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