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Project by Max posted 856 days ago 1451 views 4 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This frame is like the earlier Contemporary Mission Arts and Crafts frames that I have posted. This one is made from Cherry with 1/8” cooked maple inlaid strips. It is mortise and tenon construction. I matted the post card in a double mat with dark brown and then light brown to match the inlaid strips as well as make the post card “Pop”. This is a Christmas present for my eldest daughter and son in law. I have framed two of these for them for earlier Christmas presents, one in maple with walnut inlay and one with walnut with maple inlay. The pictures are not the best, lots of reflection of me and the camera!!!! Thank you for looking…..

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





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cmckerliesr

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#1 posted 856 days ago

Nice job! Besides the wood work, I really like how you matted the post card. It all fits well together.

-- The Man in the Can, Craig M. North Carolina

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Max

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#2 posted 856 days ago

Craig,

Thank you for the compliment. I really wanted to mat it so the card would stand out….

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

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degoose

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#3 posted 856 days ago

Excellent work.. really like the inlays..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Max

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#4 posted 856 days ago

Larry,

I appreciate your compliment.

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

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 856 days ago

That looks real good, Max!

Lee

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

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Max

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#6 posted 856 days ago

Lee,

Thank you for the kind words, I really appreciate it.

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

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doncutlip

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#7 posted 856 days ago

Fine looking frame

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Max

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#8 posted 856 days ago

Thank you Don, I appreciate your compliment.

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

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#9 posted 856 days ago

Beautiful work, Max!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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sedcokid

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#10 posted 856 days ago

Max, I really like this striking frame. The inlay really makes sets this frame apart from most of the others.

thanks for sharing this project

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Woodenwizard

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#11 posted 856 days ago

Max, wonderful job. You keep raising the bar. Tell us a little about the process you used with the inlay. I would be interested in how you accomplished it.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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Roger

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#12 posted 856 days ago

I like your design on this. very elegant, very classy, very clean. nice wood combo/s also

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Max

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#13 posted 856 days ago

Tom, Thank you so much for your kind words.

Chuck, I appreciate your compliment, thanks.

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

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#14 posted 856 days ago

John,

Thank you. The inlay is nothing special. I just use a 1/8” down cut spiral router bit set 1/8” deep to make the grooves for the inlay on the router table. Then cut 1/8” strips for the inlay and glue in and sand sand flush.

Roger,

Thanks for your compliments, I really appreciate them.

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

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