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Beautiful rustic picture frame

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Project by Alongiron posted 03-17-2013 12:40 PM 1126 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My son who is a graphic design artist had taken this photo and blown it up to a size of 48” x 13”. It is a picture for his Grandpa who has had a place on this lake for 30 years. I made a simple frame from rough saw cedar butt joints with pocket screws on the back side with a 1/2 band molding around the exterior. A routed a relief on the back side 1/4×1/4 to except the picture. I wanted to show that not everything we make has to be so difficult to show it’s beauty. In this case the beauty is in the picture and I did not want to take from it.

-- Measure twice and cut once.....





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ldl

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#1 posted 03-17-2013 01:03 PM

Nice frame. I like it simple also.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 03-17-2013 01:06 PM

Nice frame. There’s always a place for simple.

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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#3 posted 03-17-2013 01:33 PM

Nice work. Beautiful picture too!

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#4 posted 03-17-2013 03:24 PM

Very nice. Simple has value too.

-- Chance Four "Not Just a Second Chance"

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#5 posted 03-17-2013 05:01 PM

Very nice, Steve…...simple yet very effective.

-- Wood is a gift from God/Nature that maintains its beauty forever via the hand of a woodworker.

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#6 posted 03-20-2013 03:27 PM

With that great photo, all it needs is a simple but well made frame. Well done!

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 03-21-2013 02:51 AM

That is really neat frame!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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