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Project by jeffswildwood posted 484 days ago 783 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

But they are not as easy as they look. This is a frame I made for my Sons custom photography. Made from a piece of poplar he found at Lowes. He saw it and liked the interesting grain in it. 45’s are still my achilles heel but with a little help from a neighbor I got it. Used only low gloss polyurethane. The other frame is an earlier attempt made with pine. Per his request, stain only (minwax black cherry).





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luv2learn

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#1 posted 484 days ago

I’m with you Jeff, picture frames aren’t easy for me either but you did a bang up job on this one.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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scrollsaw

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#2 posted 484 days ago

You done a great job Jeff.

-- Todd

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#3 posted 484 days ago

Looks good from here.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 483 days ago

Well done!! They look great. Picture frames are on my list to do, have some art work waiting to be framed.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 483 days ago

Nice frame. Looks good to me.

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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jeffswildwood

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#6 posted 483 days ago

Thanks for all the kind comments. I really do appreciate them. My goal for 2013 is to master the 45, learn box,finger joints, and start to work on learning the dovetail. Basics! My Son has mentioned his next frame made with box, finger joints. May get plenty of practice, but who can turn down their Son! Thanks all for looking.

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#7 posted 372 days ago

That is some striking poplar! I hope your son realizes what a prize he has. A photographer’s dream having a talented frame maker so handy! Well done on both frames. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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