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Half Lap Frames

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Project by DMC1903 posted 06-14-2012 12:52 AM 1550 views 7 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey Lj’s,
Here are a couple of frames that were made out of left over white oak, the joints are half laps, edges are rounded and the inside has a 45 bevel on it. The plugs are Walnut and wth Tung oil Finish on the lighter frame, the darker frame has General Gel Stain and White Oak plugs wth Lacquer. I just finished a total remodel on our basement bathroom and Yes, that is Fuzzy wallpaper. I could not resist keeping a pc of that 70’s wallpaper,so it’s a tribute to all Disco Freaks.

Enjoy





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 06-14-2012 12:59 AM

Nice looking frames ,half lap joinery came out on top for strength during a torture test that FWW did.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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woodworm

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#2 posted 06-14-2012 10:13 AM

They turned out great. Nice work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 06-14-2012 12:45 PM

Very good work. The half lap is a super strong joint, looks great and is a bit friendlier to use in picture frames. The pegs add to the A & C style.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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rance

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#4 posted 06-14-2012 02:56 PM

Nice addition of the routing chamfer.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#5 posted 06-14-2012 03:31 PM

Fuzzy good!

-- Chance Four "Not Just a Second Chance"

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#6 posted 06-14-2012 05:15 PM

The edge details are cool – like Greene and Greene. By the way, disco freaks rule!

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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crank49

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#7 posted 06-14-2012 05:37 PM

Pinned half laps are the best.

-- Michael :-{| Don't anthropomorphise your tools, they hate it when you do that.

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