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Project by pintodeluxe posted 11-20-2012 06:12 AM 2717 views 15 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are my arts and crafts frames with Roycroft style font and designs. Some are decoration for my healthcare practice, and some are Christmas gifts.
Stains range from chestnut Rodda thinned 50%, cherry Minwax, to dark walnut Varathane.
Cheers!

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush





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#1 posted 11-20-2012 06:14 AM

They all look super Willie

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#2 posted 11-20-2012 06:17 AM

Thanks Jim, they are fun little projects. They accept 11×14 standard matting, so they are pretty easy to put together.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#3 posted 11-20-2012 02:05 PM

These are very well done. Beautiful frames!

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

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#4 posted 11-20-2012 11:38 PM

Very nice job on the frames; nice colors on the finish. Are these fonts that you purchased or downloaded?

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#5 posted 11-21-2012 05:26 AM

Tim,
The font set is available from the P22 Foundry. You download it into your writing program, and it appears as a new font choice. Additionally you receive characters and A & C style designs based off the original Roycroft printing press. Included is the Dard Hunter rose motif, one of the most recognized bit of graphic art from the early 1900’s. From there I worked up my page layout and printed the mottos on 20# ivory linen paper.
Pretty fun project.
Thanks

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#6 posted 11-21-2012 11:14 AM

Thanks, Willie, that a neat site. I book marked it for future reference, if I need to do any lettering.

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#7 posted 11-21-2012 11:23 AM

Classy looking frames.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 11-21-2012 06:47 PM

Beautiful. Both for the frame and what it said.

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#9 posted 04-10-2014 06:00 PM

Willie, these are beautiful. I am wondering how I could purchase two or three of them. I couldn’t navigate to a place where I would find them available for purchase. Thanks for the sayings they are very uplifting and coupled with the craftsman style framing, they are priceless…. Chris Martin

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