Picture frames for Christmas presents

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Project by dnick posted 01-03-2012 07:01 AM 1964 views 12 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made these picture frames for Christmas presents for my family. Maple & mahogany, first time working with these woods. Tung oil finish. Cut the plexiglass, cut the beveled mats, printed the pictures. Finished Christmas eve. Love the look of the maple & mahogany, but they were a little more difficult to work with than anything I had used previuosly. Oak, poplar, pine.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#1 posted 01-03-2012 02:55 PM

Nicely done, the maple & mahogany work well together…..

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#2 posted 01-03-2012 09:19 PM

wonderful gifts,very nicely done.

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#3 posted 01-04-2012 01:50 AM

As my wife would say,” Those look RICH!”

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#4 posted 01-04-2012 05:40 AM

Beautiful ! I used to be a professional picture framer in my former life, and I know excellent framing when I see it.
These are it! The word “good” will not suffice for any of your work – more like, out of this world!

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#5 posted 01-04-2012 06:52 AM

Really beautiful wood, superb workmanship, and excellent design. Thanks for sharing.


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#6 posted 01-05-2012 03:30 PM

very nicely done. like the wood combos and the design/s. tis a gr8 way to display those “kodak-moments”

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#7 posted 08-03-2012 08:31 PM

Beautiful Work! Simply gorgeous

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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