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I made this frame from a gift box for my Cousin. The mirrored print is behind glass and the rock tumblers are set in their morticed shelves. The frame is white oak with black dye and two coats of wipe-on poly…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....





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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 513 days ago

Nice work, one small detail that is a issue. The glasses are empty, perhaps they are defective, maybe a hole in the bottom? (laughing)

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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boxcarmarty

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#2 posted 513 days ago

Michael, I just checked them both before setting them up there. They both held about 3 fingers each…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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DIYaholic

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#3 posted 513 days ago

I prefer Rumple Minze!!!

Considering you don’t know JACK….
Ya done well!!!

I like the asymetrical right side to accomodate the glasses & how the mirror is positioned. This looks fantastic!!! Your cousin (Kissing Cousin???), is going to love it.

What kind of dye did you use? Do you think it would work well with red oak? I have some red oak ply I want to stain/dye dark grey/black and need to find something.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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boxcarmarty

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#4 posted 513 days ago

Thanks Randy, And HE has a large JD collection in his home bar. The dye is Master Solar-Lux. Red oak would take it as well as the white. It’s a great way of coloring the wood and still have the aggressive grain of the oak…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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DIYaholic

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#5 posted 513 days ago

Thanks for the info on the dye.

You still didn’t answer the “Kissing Cousin” question!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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Gene Howe

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#6 posted 513 days ago

Nice one, Marty.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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Don W

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#7 posted 513 days ago

Very nice.

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#8 posted 513 days ago

That is nice.

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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JL7

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#9 posted 513 days ago

Good one Marty…..The Kentucky folk are still mad about the JD…not being real Bourbon and all….. but it’s still my fav.

Cool piece…...here’s one I carved on the CNC last week…..a fridge magnet with some bad sanding…..

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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gfadvm

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#10 posted 513 days ago

Very cool Marty. The “black” oak is perfect for this!

Jeff, I like yer other fridge mag better! Nice car!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Dave

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#11 posted 513 days ago

I like the dye job.
If you pore a half a shot in the glass. Is it half empty or half full?
Nice work Marty.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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eddie

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#12 posted 512 days ago

very cool Marty , the die did well ,love JD myself .my brothers a Jm Beam drinker my borrow this one for his christmas present just do the beam seen maybe in some yellow about the color of that challenger on Jeff frige thats a pretty yellow :)

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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Roger

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#13 posted 512 days ago

that is definitely a JD collectable. Nicely done Marty

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

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Blackie_

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#14 posted 512 days ago

A nice one Marty

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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helluvawreck

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#15 posted 512 days ago

Nice work, Marty. I like it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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