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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 1142 days ago

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 1142 days ago

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

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CharlieM1958

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#3 posted 1142 days ago

Very elegant design.

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

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Bennie Woods

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#4 posted 1142 days ago

Very nicely done.

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#5 posted 1142 days ago

WOW, that is really nice!

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spunwood

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#6 posted 1142 days ago

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

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Karson

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#7 posted 1142 days ago

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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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michelletwo

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#8 posted 1142 days ago

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 1142 days ago

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

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