LumberJocks

Photo Album Cover

  • Advertise with us
Project by Donowoodworks posted 05-07-2012 11:33 PM 1035 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Photo album cover that I made for my girlfriend last week. I was experimenting with different materials for inlay – the branches/vines are made out of lead solder! Not the cleanest job, but it was a fun little project with some board scraps I had lying around. I had a couple of people tell me that it would be a a neat idea to do something similar and put one of those electronic picture frames that changes pictures every few minutes in it – gift idea anyone?

Mahogany, Figured maple (Popped the grain with a little bit of dye), and solder and bubinga inlay. General finish arm-r-seal finish, rubbed out with mineral oil and 000 steel wool.

-- -Mark Donovan, Donovanwoodworks@gmail.com





3 comments so far

View robert triplett's profile

robert triplett

1481 posts in 1794 days


#1 posted 05-08-2012 01:17 AM

Great idea. The Maple looks great. I have plans to make some photo boxes. This was a reminder to start one.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

View Martyroc's profile

Martyroc

2708 posts in 995 days


#2 posted 05-08-2012 02:40 AM

That Maple looks great, nicely done.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

15102 posts in 1878 days


#3 posted 05-08-2012 09:52 AM

Nice work, I’m sure she loved it!

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase