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Project by GarageWoodworks posted 08-10-2012 10:07 PM 5961 views 42 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.

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See the build video .

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longgone

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#1 posted 08-10-2012 10:39 PM

Thay is slick…I like it.

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#2 posted 08-10-2012 10:57 PM

Thank you.

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#3 posted 08-10-2012 11:26 PM

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

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#4 posted 08-10-2012 11:34 PM

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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#5 posted 08-11-2012 12:09 AM

Now that is too cool. I might even copy.

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#6 posted 08-11-2012 12:11 AM

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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#7 posted 08-11-2012 12:12 AM

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

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#8 posted 08-11-2012 03:34 AM

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 08-11-2012 04:03 AM

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

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#10 posted 08-11-2012 04:14 AM

Thanks guys!

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#11 posted 08-11-2012 04:41 AM

I like it!

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#12 posted 08-11-2012 05:11 AM

very cool idea nicely done.

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#13 posted 08-11-2012 08:43 AM

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

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#14 posted 08-11-2012 01:05 PM

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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#15 posted 08-11-2012 03:00 PM

Very nice frame and thanks for posting the build video!

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