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This is an old X-ray of my dads that has glass either side to let in light and bordered by some reclaimed barn wood. Note the 2 hip replacement inserts.
Mar 25, 2012
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#1 posted 03-24-2012 01:45 PM
First x-ray I have seen in a frame. But a nice frame it is! Love the reclaimed wood.
-- The more I learn, the more I realize I don't know. Ron, Crossville Tn
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#2 posted 03-24-2012 02:48 PM
Obviously different techniques used on the earlier and later inserts.
Looks like the reclaimed wood had its own inserts! LOL
-- Don, Somerset UK, http://www.donjohnson24.co.uk
#3 posted 03-24-2012 04:46 PM
I think this is 5 and 6 of 11 operations
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#4 posted 03-25-2012 01:56 AM
Nice rustic look of the frame. Goes to show that reclaimed wood can add character to a project.But you might want to watch where you place it, It’s my understanding that the sun light can start fading x-rays. I could be though.
-- - " If you want square work, You don't cut corners. " - -- Tom Goodman, Santa Maria, CA. email@example.com
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#5 posted 03-25-2012 02:15 AM
Let’s hope Dad came out as well as that frame did :-)
-- -- Neil
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#6 posted 03-25-2012 02:17 AM
a freind of mine had three hip replacements and he only has two hips like everyone else. LOL
-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://firstname.lastname@example.org
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#7 posted 03-25-2012 02:23 AM
Awesome idea, adds some reality to the phrase “life imitates art”.
-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil
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#8 posted 03-25-2012 02:38 AM
Think I need to put my picture of my haywire they used in my two open heart operations to hold me together. Nice frame and hope he has a speddy recovery.
-- David, Center,Texas
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#9 posted 03-25-2012 06:16 AM
Great frame! Just a little FYI for you though, looking at that x-ray it appears that it is film and is not a digital or computed x-ray, sun will effect this image and eventually fade it and turn it brown. (I take x-rays to supplement my wood working addiction) You could make a lighted box (AKA “Viewbox”) and only turn it on for viewing for a longer life.
Just don’t want your hard work to fade on you!
-- Grant - S/N Dakota
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#10 posted 03-25-2012 09:01 AM
This is a new function of X-rays films :-) I´ve seen many of hipreplacement pictures as a PT
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