27" Round Frame W/back light

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Project by woodshaver Tony C posted 12-08-2011 02:26 AM 1460 views 5 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My son in law asked me to make a frame for a plaque he had hanging in his garage. He wanted it to be lighted also.
I used Maple for this 27” frame. I first made an octagon and then used a homemade circle cutter on my router to cut the octagon round. The stain is Early American and the finish is polyurithine. He loved it !

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#1 posted 12-08-2011 02:52 PM

Good job. You pulled it off beautifully. The rope lighting was a good idea. The uniformity of lighting really shows off that sharp plaque.

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#2 posted 12-09-2011 06:36 AM

I really like this… Great job

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#3 posted 12-09-2011 02:29 PM

Now, that’s really neat. The lights are great. Beautiful frame.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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