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G and G inspired picture frame

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Project by treedigger posted 06-21-2012 10:08 PM 818 views 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi everyone, This was a quick weekend project I made for my oldest daughter Taylor, after she came to me with her art final in hand, and (with a big smile) asked if I would make her a frame since she received a 99 out of 100 grade. She didn’t have to ask me twice, since I love making things with purpose. I had a small piece of figured sapele out in the shop that I thought would be perfect. I added the usual ebony plugs, and some splines in the corners to give it that G and G flare. Then I finished it with some waterbourne dye, followed by some BLO.
Thanks for looking,
Steven

p.s. sorry about the pics, but I’m not big on the fancy photo shoots yet.





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robdem

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#1 posted 06-22-2012 12:22 AM

Great looking picture and the frame just makes it look even better .Nice work both of you .

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#2 posted 06-22-2012 11:36 PM

“a quick weekend project” Showoff! LOL. I love the G & G detail; nice selection of woodgrain. Also, my daughter maybe my favorite client:) I figure maybe the same for you.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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treedigger

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#3 posted 06-23-2012 01:55 AM

Thanks for the kind words guys, and as far as my “weekend project” it was really like 3 days . Or as my wife would say, ” you were out there forever”. Rick, my family members are by far my favorite clients. Like I said in my description, I love it when they ask me to make something for them.

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