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Project by GarageWoodworks posted 747 days ago 3707 views 39 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My latest creation. The corners are half-lapped dovetails. The dovetails were made to be proud by 1/16” intentionally for effect and more visual interest.

Enter the “You’ve Been Framed” woodowrking contest here.

See the build video .

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#1 posted 747 days ago

Thay is slick…I like it.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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GarageWoodworks

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#2 posted 747 days ago

Thank you.

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#3 posted 747 days ago

Well done , Brian : )
Tried to leave a comment on your new site , but it wouldn’t accept my password / username : (

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GarageWoodworks

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#4 posted 747 days ago

Thank you. I think you can reset your password here:

http://www.garagewoodworks.com/Forum/member.php?action=lostpw

Let me know if it doesn’t work for ya.

Cheers!

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DKV

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#5 posted 747 days ago

Now that is too cool. I might even copy.

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Dusty56

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#6 posted 747 days ago

the link sent me to a forum “login” page which didn’t help , seeing that it won’t accept my info …LOL

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GarageWoodworks

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#7 posted 747 days ago

@DKV – Thanks. And please copy it. I might make another too. :)

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Millo

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#8 posted 747 days ago

this is very nice, like it a lot!

I had seen something similar in a chair, but the protruding tails had slight chamfers all around as opposed to being gently curved like yours.

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#9 posted 747 days ago

Nice work Brian! Now I know another project that I need to do.

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GarageWoodworks

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#10 posted 747 days ago

Thanks guys!

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#11 posted 747 days ago

I like it!

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#12 posted 747 days ago

very cool idea nicely done.

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#13 posted 747 days ago

Looks great. Beats that typical miter joint that you always see

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#14 posted 747 days ago

Were you in my shop? I have been putting the design together for a picture frame similar to this but haven’t started cutting. I wanted to see an example of it to see how it looks. I must say it looks great. Nicely done.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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choppertoo

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#15 posted 747 days ago

Very nice frame and thanks for posting the build video!

-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo

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