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Project by john2005 posted 06-18-2012 04:02 AM 1804 views 7 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The latest project. Inspired greatly by a Greene and Greene frame I saw. It obviously became my own, but has some of those elements.

-- In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.





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#1 posted 06-18-2012 05:37 AM

Great style and execution…....................

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#2 posted 06-18-2012 05:52 AM

Very nice and unusuall design.Like

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#3 posted 06-18-2012 08:48 AM

Very nice. Perhaps you could provide us with a few of the Details? Type of wood? Size? Joints? Etc.

Thank you.

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#4 posted 06-18-2012 10:11 AM

Did you also do the scene within the border? I think the whole thing is a beautiful piece, myself. Maybe some day I will acquire that kind of skill.

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#5 posted 06-18-2012 12:22 PM

Nice work; congratulations.

helluvawreck
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#6 posted 06-18-2012 02:38 PM

Yes, I also made the scene (laid it out etc, but had a friend laser etch the back of the mirror, then painted it black.) I had done a bed in similar fashion years ago and it turned out to look similar.
The construction is mortise and tennon with a groove for the mirror. The vertical bars are 1/2” while the rest is 3/4” It ends up around 29” long and 18” high.
Material is knotty alder (I have a lot of that)
Thanks for all the positive feedback

-- In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.

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#7 posted 06-19-2012 03:32 AM

Great work! I really like the mixture of glass and wood! The Greene and Greene style was a perfect match!

Nate

-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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#8 posted 06-19-2012 05:39 PM

Wonderful work…

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#9 posted 06-19-2012 09:07 PM

That is a beautiful piece of work. That is Alder is perfect for this… Thanks for sharing…

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#10 posted 06-22-2012 06:52 PM

Thanks all, appreciate the complements

-- In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.

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