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Project by jaykaypur posted 650 days ago 1119 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are 2 pieces of scrap/junk wood that I had laying around and just started messing around with. The one with the boy and girl pic is made from a redbud limb and the other is a walnut limb. Mostly just had to sand/shape them both up to get a clean flat “frame” surface and then fabbed the frame. LOL…tedious work on a tablesaw and how I didnt cut my fingers off is beyond me. The top of the pic frame is just laid on/setting on and the rubber band on them in the one pic is just so I dont lose the piece. These are both gifts and because the top comes off, the new owners can put other pics in if they so desire. Both are finished with Danish oil. They are each about 11’’ tall and the frames are about 5’’ x 2 1/2’’. Thanks for the comments and looks.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!





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USAFPOL

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#1 posted 650 days ago

Cool idea, love items like this. thanks for sharing.

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jjw5858

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#2 posted 650 days ago

Looks great….man when I lived in our cabin this would have been great work to have in it. Wonderful work! Keep it going and be safe! Awesome stuff.

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 650 days ago

Like the whole concept. Great thought, great job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Roger

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#4 posted 649 days ago

Very unique. Glad you didn’t cut anything also. Be careful, plz. Maybe Santa will bring you a nice bandsaw, so you can slice n dice some logs

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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lew

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#5 posted 649 days ago

I really like these!!

Great idea, Jay!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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grizzman

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#6 posted 649 days ago

well ill have to say i dont believe there is to much junk wood, its just finding the right use for what you have, i wish i was creative enough to find uses for all the extra cuts i have, there are some folks out there who can, and i wish i could give them my off cuts,,but..it doesnt happen so , my shop gets geated by some of it, im glad to see you rescued these and found a good use, they will look good where ever they find a new home at..good job

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Roman Hrytsak

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#7 posted 649 days ago

Well done with the frames. I’m with the Grizzman, there is a lot of ‘scrap’ wood out there waiting for a project. Just have courage and do something with it!

-- Roman:... there are no mistakes, just opportunities for a design change!

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redryder

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#8 posted 649 days ago

This is a great idea. Are the photos in there for life or can you take them out and replace with new one’s after a bit…......................

-- mike...............

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jaykaypur

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#9 posted 649 days ago

redryder—you can change them out. The top of the frame is just setting there.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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bowtie

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#10 posted 648 days ago

great idea, I have ” special” pieces of wood stashes here and there with differant ideas in mind for each but I never thought of frames, thanks for the post.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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koog

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#11 posted 648 days ago

love the inspiration in all your projects
as you know …please be careful around the table saw…there are just some things it won’t do

-- KOOG plan today...survive tommorow

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