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Project by tenontim posted 07-05-2011 04:20 PM 1914 views 9 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Well, the wife finally cornered me and demanded I make a frame for the two bamboo prints she bought 2 years ago. Varied my normal Arts and Crafts style a bit to give it more of an Asian feel. Frame is made of African Mahogany, Black Walnut and Ebony. Each print is 12” X 36” and the overall frame is 42” x 36”. Finish is tung oil and varnish. Thanks for looking.





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BarbS

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#1 posted 07-05-2011 04:46 PM

That’s beautiful, Tim. I like the combination of woods, and the varied length of the joining strips at center. Great original design!

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tenontim

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#2 posted 07-05-2011 04:59 PM

Thanks, Barb. The strips in the center were inspired by the tie or button loops on a kimono.

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#3 posted 07-05-2011 05:05 PM

Very elegant design.

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

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#4 posted 07-05-2011 05:19 PM

Very nicely done.

-- Bennie Woods, USS FRANK CABLE, GUAM

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#5 posted 07-05-2011 05:20 PM

WOW, that is really nice!

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#6 posted 07-05-2011 05:34 PM

Wow, that is really cool, how did you come up with the design?

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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Karson

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#7 posted 07-05-2011 07:56 PM

Tim: A fantastic looking frame. Great design.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#8 posted 07-05-2011 09:43 PM

the prints are colorful & quite striking. I think you did a bang up job on the frame. A super piece.

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SCOTSMAN

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#9 posted 07-05-2011 10:12 PM

Wow really superb.
I have to say I really love this piece wonderful , simply wonderful. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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Bud_3

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#10 posted 02-22-2016 12:22 AM

Great piece!

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,must polish it to shine...

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