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Project by janice posted 01-01-2012 11:54 PM 977 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made the first picture frame for my dad. Not much to say, just some pine and the rope molding. I don’t think that molding is really made for mitering but it turned out good enough. I made the bobbers too. I had to add that for the old fisherman. The other frame is for my cabin. It’s made out of rough cedar fencing scrap. The poster inside them are old pictures back when my dad first built the cabin and us growing up out there. He loved it. I guess I should mention it only took me a year to get around to framing this. I made a couple of the candler holders for myself. I seen these in the store and I just had to have them. Not much here, but thanks for looking.

-- Janice





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cajunpen

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#1 posted 01-02-2012 12:09 AM

That is neat. I take it Dad’s a fisherman. You don’t happen to own a Carvewright do you? The reason I asked is that there is a lady on Carve?Wright that also has a cabin on the river – wondering if that was you.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#2 posted 01-02-2012 12:11 AM

Nice frames I like them. Not what you can buy in the store.

-- Profile photo is of our big 50th celebration, What a great day that was, July 2011

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#3 posted 01-02-2012 12:24 AM

That’s awesome! Very personalized. I could see a small business there, someone who loves old cars, you could add a few bits and pieces from the year and make they like, etc.

-- Lloyd Kerry; creator of the Kerry-All Pouch, http://www.kerrywoodworking.com

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#4 posted 01-02-2012 12:27 AM

Looks good to me, Janice. I’ll bet Dad loved it.

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

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janice

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#5 posted 01-02-2012 12:50 AM

That’s not me Bill and yes he was a fisherman. He’s going to be 82 this month. And he did love it. In fact he just called today wanting something else framed. Geeze. I can’t win with him. I can’t build nice frames, this is as good as it gets with me. Thanks guys!

-- Janice

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#6 posted 01-02-2012 01:40 AM

Janice,

That looks like a super gift for your Dad. I love the rope molding and the bobbers. It really makes the frame special.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#7 posted 01-02-2012 06:15 AM

Well done.

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#8 posted 01-03-2012 03:00 AM

well i can tell you right now that your just flat out wrong , there is a lot here, and your dad would say the same thing, this came from your heart for the one man that was first in your life, your dad, and the memories that are in those pictures are just priceless and un replaceable, i love the rope idea and is perfect for this project, im going to have to pm you…you did a great job, and i know your dad had to have love this…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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janice

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#9 posted 01-03-2012 05:33 AM

Thanks Grizz! I read your Msg, it meant alot to me. I hope I can write you back tonight! He did love it.

-- Janice

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