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I am making a desk out of cherry and maple for my wife for Christmas (well, maybe new year’s day (maybe labor day?)) and had a bit of scrap from ripping the wood down. Thought I would make a couple 5×7 picture frames that I could practice finishing (I’m glad I did, the first one turned out way too dark and blotchy) and then give away as Christmas presents to family (My mother in law will get the blotchy one!)





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Fishinbo

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#1 posted 589 days ago

Neat presents.

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 589 days ago

I think they turned out great. Your MIL will love it.

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

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albachippie

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#3 posted 589 days ago

these are really lovely frames Marcus. sure am glad I posted my frames first or I never would have done after I saw yours! Thanks for sharing, Garry

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garry-Macdonald-Woodwork/425518554215355?ref=hl

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blackcherry

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#4 posted 589 days ago

The word “scrap” should never be applied on such wonderful works…BC

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 589 days ago

Beautiful frames. Nice use of leftovers.

-- 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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tyskkvinna

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#6 posted 589 days ago

I really, really like these. :)

-- Lis - Michigan - http://www.missmooseart.com - https://www.etsy.com/people/lisbokt

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jfk4032

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#7 posted 588 days ago

Hah, the blotchy one to your mother-in-law! Hope she doesn’t peruse LJ! Nice job on the frames, I like the figuring in the maple.

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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Mark

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#8 posted 588 days ago

idea is taken!!! love em

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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Surfside

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#9 posted 588 days ago

Looks beautiful.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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Socceref

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#10 posted 580 days ago

Very nice.

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