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Project by bhog posted 05-16-2012 10:44 PM 1135 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A frame I recently made for my wife.The plan is from woodsmith,but I changed it to better fit a diploma.

Dimensions are 16”w x 13 7/8” tall

Woods are PNW Bigleaf quilted maple and Black Walnut.

Finish on the maple is bright yellow and dark red mahogany dye, 5 coats garnet shellac,and 4 coats orange.Dark walnut danish oil on the walnut followed by 3 coats garnet and 4 coats orange shellac.

pics are from my phone ,apologize for the quality.
Questions comments welcome.

-- I don't drive a Prius.





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Don W

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#1 posted 05-16-2012 11:10 PM

how did you cut the miters? They are very crisp. Very nicely done.

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bhog

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#2 posted 05-16-2012 11:56 PM

Don I cut them on my Bosch scms.I usually cut close to the line then “slice” to it.Thanks alot.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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#3 posted 05-17-2012 12:20 AM

Great frame, I like the grain combo, very nice Brandon.

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 05-17-2012 09:03 AM

Nice work! Great looking wood choice and finish.

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

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bhog

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#5 posted 05-17-2012 11:27 AM

Thanks guys.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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