Hillbilly Frame Jig

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Project by jaykaypur posted 02-02-2012 01:53 AM 2149 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this outta scrap cedar this morning. Nothing fancy, just messing around. The “southern lady” in the pic is my mom who passed away several years ago. Pic was taken on 12-25-1999. My sister gave me the pic and I just had to frame it. The “jig” (LOL) is the only thing I could think to do to keep the pieces from flying all over the place. We aint to hi-tech here in the hills!

The frame is only 1/8’’ in thickness. Overall it measures 16’’ x 9’’ on the outside and 11’’ x 4’’ on the inside. Finished with Howard’s wax. Still need to put a “backing” on the frame to hold the pic in but all in all I am pleased with it and will display it proudly in the house. Thanks for looking.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#1 posted 02-02-2012 01:59 AM

That’s one cool frame nice work.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-02-2012 02:07 AM

looks good, i bet momma woulda liked it.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#3 posted 02-02-2012 02:14 AM

Good looking frame, like the knots

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 02-02-2012 02:37 AM

I like it! a lot!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#5 posted 02-02-2012 02:39 AM

Nice frame and a great tribute to your mom.

Lost mine a few years before you and I still miss her everyday.

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#6 posted 02-02-2012 03:28 AM

I like it!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#7 posted 02-02-2012 04:58 AM

Great looking frame and your Mom really brings out the beauty. I sure miss my Mom.

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

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#8 posted 02-02-2012 06:05 AM

Great job …has a lot of soul in it, my Mom also passed in 2000, this is a fine tribute.

Thanks for the great post, take care.


-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#9 posted 02-02-2012 09:45 AM

I think I saw that jig in a magazine. Nice frame, finished and unfinished….............

-- mike...............

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#10 posted 02-03-2012 06:31 AM

Very nice, Gives me an idea for a frame that currently sits on my ‘honey do’ list

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#11 posted 02-03-2012 03:35 PM

Very nice frame. With results like that the results definitely justifies the means.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#12 posted 03-09-2012 06:38 AM

Thats real nice work.

-- "The Cedar King"

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