Greene and Greene Inspired Tile Frame in Quartersawn Sycamore

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Project by Vincent Nocito posted 03-26-2012 02:42 PM 2763 views 5 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Greene and Greene inspired tile frame is based on one from Bob Lang (Popular Woodworking). It is made from quartersawn sycamore with ebony plugs. The tile is 13” w x 16” h. The tile frame has overall dimensions of 20” w x 23” h. Construction is M&T joints. The top rail is 3.75’” wide, the bottom rail is 3.25” wide and the stiles are 2.5” wide. The finish is three coats of satin polyurethane (General Finishes) and a topcoat of clear Briwax. The tile is secured using silicone adhesive on 1/8” Baltic birch plywood.

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#1 posted 03-26-2012 03:29 PM

Very nice looking frame.

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#2 posted 03-26-2012 03:48 PM

Great job, nice lines and I like the finish. Thanks for the post.

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#3 posted 03-26-2012 06:50 PM

How fun is that?

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#4 posted 03-26-2012 09:44 PM

Very nice, I love G&G I’m reading a book by one of our members on here (Darrell Pert) about Green and Green. Great book.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 03-27-2012 05:07 PM

Wonderful job!

-- Guy,PEI

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