Arts and Crafts Poster Frame

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Project by CodyM posted 1057 days ago 2044 views 9 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I purchased an 11” x 14” poster of the infamous plate 11 of Andre Roubos on ebay. And since most frames that I had looked at just didnt do the picture justice I decided to build my own. The plans for this was from the February 2011 issue of Woodworkers Journal in an article written by David Fowler although the dimensions were changed to fit my needs. I used quartersawn white oak with gaboon ebony for the plugs. Finish is several coats of the Waterlox wiping varnish, knocked back with a gray 3m pad, then applied a coat of paste wax for that extra shine. All in all I am very satisfied with how this project turned out and I think it does a nice job of displaying this great picture.

-- Cody - Salt Lake City, UT

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#1 posted 1057 days ago

Nice frame! I agree – it goes well with the print. Well done.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#2 posted 1057 days ago

A nice frame indeed. Great work.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#3 posted 1057 days ago

Wow, this is great! Love the tapered design and finish.

And the print is so neat.

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

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#4 posted 1057 days ago

They make a great Pair. The frame looks fantastic.

-- Anthony

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Tony Strupulis

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#5 posted 1056 days ago

I have the same print and I was contemplating building a similar frame just this morning!

-- Tony -

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#6 posted 1055 days ago

Thanks for all the positive feedback everyone. Now I just need a proper shop area that I can hang it in, I guess the bedroom will do for now. ha ha

-- Cody - Salt Lake City, UT

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#7 posted 690 days ago

Great frame with beautiful details!

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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