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Pirate Mirror or Picture frame

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Project by Dan Krager posted 10-21-2012 04:17 PM 817 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This six sided frame was designed and built for a tall ship painting that never materialized. I had fun with the details. The pirate skull and crossbones flag is a bit of marquetry. The anchor is carved pieces assembled. The rocks are real stones. An interesting feature not shown is the retainer that holds it all together in the back. It is a rubber tape that looks like quarter round pressed into a groove all around. This allows changes to be made without tools.
Dan

-- Dan Krager, Olney IL http://www.kragerwoodworking.weebly.com





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 10-21-2012 09:00 PM

Nice pirate frame. If you don’t have the mirror yet, go to a resale shop and find one cheap and cut it to shape with a glass cutter! Buying a new one to that shape will cost a bunch.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Dan Krager

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#2 posted 10-21-2012 10:09 PM

This is already fitted with glass that I cut. Thanks for the tip though. Depends on who wants it.

-- Dan Krager, Olney IL http://www.kragerwoodworking.weebly.com

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DLawlessHardware

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#3 posted 10-22-2012 02:28 PM

Nice job Dan!

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lumberjoe

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#4 posted 10-22-2012 03:57 PM

That’s awesome. Great details. My son would love this

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Dan Krager

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#5 posted 11-12-2012 11:45 AM

I’ll sell it to you lumberjoe. PM me for the price. Also have a plain one without the “accessories”.
DanK

-- Dan Krager, Olney IL http://www.kragerwoodworking.weebly.com

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