Makore and oak framed Grueby Tile

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Framed 3 inch antique Grueby tile

MAKORE frame with qtr sawn oak lattice work

Frame and lattice design are my own making although Frank Lloyd Wright inspired.

Finish is alcohol anilyne dark golden dye and a minwax mahogany oil stain, darkened with a little ebony oil stain. Splash of Japanese dryer. Seedlac shellac French polish and dark paste wax.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#1 posted 2234 days ago

Real nice, Dan. As with all of the rest of your tiles, I really like the designs. Great work.

-- Tim

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#2 posted 2234 days ago

Another great piece. Do you plan out the frames or just create?

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke."

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 2234 days ago


Very nice work, as always of course. You always present such as unique and interesting design with your pieces. As a non-artisan I admire your sense of proportion. balance and design. Your woodworking is pretty good as well.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 2234 days ago

Hi Dan;

When are you going to admit you lay awake at night, thinking up these frames?

The first step is admitting you have a problem. LOL

Nice frame and tile!


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 2234 days ago

Dan another great frame and tile. A great job on it/

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#6 posted 2233 days ago

Great work Dan! You really get that arts and crafts influence cooking in all your pieces! If you were going for a FLR feel you certainly nailed it!


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dennis mitchell

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#7 posted 2233 days ago

I’m always impressed with your design work! Good job.

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Mark A. DeCou

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#8 posted 2233 days ago

another masterpiece Dan. Are you still selling these on eBay?

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan -

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#9 posted 2233 days ago

You sure can find interesting ways to feature your tiles. Nice work. (It looks heavy)

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#10 posted 2233 days ago

Absolutely unique, and intrigueing. Excellent!!

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#11 posted 2233 days ago

Another great creation! Nice work, Dan. I love these things.

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

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#12 posted 2233 days ago

Great peice of fine art. Looks awsome, this must have taken alot of skill

-- Tyler, Illinois

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#13 posted 2233 days ago

Dan your work is amazing. I really love your frames.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#14 posted 2229 days ago

Really pretty Dan. Looks African. Really neat looking though. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#15 posted 2064 days ago

Way cool..

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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