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Project by DustyMark posted 648 days ago 715 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Completed in 1988 to the mid 90’s. Woodsmith featured an issue about making picture frame stock on your router table. I made many different frames over the years using their ideas and a limited number of router bits. The first one is cherry and walnut. The second one is oak. My late wife took a matting class and we subsequently bought mat cutting equipment and a framing vise. We enjoyed making the frame stock and doing the matting ourselves. It added a personal touch to our pictures. The third picture is a bunch of simple oak frames with pictures of our Alaska adventures.

I remarried and my current wife has gladly taken on the mat cutting duties!

-- Mark, Florida





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#1 posted 647 days ago

this is great picture frame! Nice work~
http://uniquepictureframesblog.org/

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DustyMark

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#2 posted 647 days ago

Thanks, you have a lot of flexibility when making frame stock from scratch. With all the exotic species available today, a person could have fun with these projects. I followed the link…good article.

-- Mark, Florida

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#3 posted 647 days ago

They all look super.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#4 posted 647 days ago

Wow, that is a lot of great looking picture frames.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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