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I made this picture frame a few years ago(before I moved to Florida) and wondered whatever happened to it! My oldest daughter asked me last week if I could carve away some wood in the back so it would fit an 8×10 picture! To my surprise it was this frame. I’m taking advantage of having this in my possession to post this. My daughter says she will help her children in the painting and decorating this frame. I found this pattern in an old magazine and enlarged it from 5×7 to 8×10. This is made from white pine and is still unfinished. I did clean bit up a bit more but it is what it is!

I dabble in many forms of crafts and hope to continue learning new crafts to keep myself busy, occupied and entertained. I have signed up for a 2 day class in wood burning to further enhance my bowls and vases.

As always, comments and critiques welcomed and appreciated!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL





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Sam Shakouri

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#1 posted 495 days ago

Nice carved frame. I know you as a master wood turner, now as a master carver as well.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#2 posted 495 days ago

simply awesome…you should make another one..or two…or….

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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WoodenFrog

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#3 posted 495 days ago

Very Nice!! I think it is Beautiful!
Great Job!!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Jamie Speirs

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#4 posted 495 days ago

That is a great frame.
How many pieces is it?
Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Bearpie

2584 posts in 1615 days


#5 posted 495 days ago

This is carved from a single piece of wood 1 1/2 thick.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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Jamie Speirs

4085 posts in 1453 days


#6 posted 495 days ago

That is an amazing piece of carving I can see why you were pleased to locate it
beautiful
jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Dan'um Style

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#7 posted 495 days ago

very nice work .. I luv it

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 495 days ago

Wow wow jeepers this is great.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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404 - Not Found

2544 posts in 1566 days


#9 posted 495 days ago

That looks great, nice design, perfectly executed.

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peteg

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#10 posted 495 days ago

You’re a versatile old devil Erwin, dont you just love how the Kids keep comming back for Mum or Dad to fix things up, good you found where this had gone lol :)
Good luck with the burning class.
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

7466 posts in 1517 days


#11 posted 495 days ago

This looks really awesome! I love it! :D

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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Dark_Lightning

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#12 posted 495 days ago

NICE! How is it going to be improved? Making it out of silver metal?

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Bearpie

2584 posts in 1615 days


#13 posted 495 days ago

I guess my daughter is going to paint it different colors?? I have no idea how she plans to finish this.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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justoneofme

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#14 posted 495 days ago

Wow! That’s just beautiful Erwin!! P.S. It’s not a craft … it’s an art :) Let us know how the wood burning class goes, eh?!

-- Elaine in Duncan

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mahadevwood

400 posts in 1616 days


#15 posted 495 days ago

beautiful carving, very nice designer frame, thanks very much for upload

-- http://www.mahadevwood.com

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