|Project by patrad||posted 625 days ago||696 views||3 times favorited||4 comments|
This was my first large frame and lots of lessons learned. The finish is Waterlox Original. The inlay is just pine screen molding with ebony dye.
- I used Festool dominos to join the corners. It’s heavy and I was not sure if just glue would suffice. I should have given them just a tiny bit of give because just a hair off on the dominos and the miters did not align. I kind of rushed the dry fit and it ended up off square by about 1/4”. Luckily the glass was taped so it won’t move or gap.
- Rather than solid QSWO, I backed it to get sufficient rabbet depth with poplar. I milled the poplar separately before gluing, but after sanding and routing the QSWO . . which led to some more issues with being square.
Overall, I’m still very pleased with my first frame and the art is finally out where it should be!