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Project by bigchopperoo posted 452 days ago 936 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed to cover a window opening for more privacy. But i wanted to let as much light in as possible. So i came up with this craftsman style frame. It’s red oak that i recycled from a desk top that was thrown out in the trash. It’s and easy construction of half lap joints. The square pegs go al the way through giving it extra strength, but really it’s mostly for the cosmetic looks.
The stain glass isn’t really stain glass. It’s a window film covering i picked up at Home Depot. And it’s not even on glass. It’s a fluorscent lens panel. Cheap and easy.
I’ll post the video of how i made it. It shows two way of making the half lap joint. With power tools, and by hand tools.
Hope you enjoy it.
chad

-- Chad Stanton, Big Chopperoo www.woodchoppintime.com





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Dave

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#1 posted 451 days ago

Love it!
I cant tell the difference between it and stained glass.
Nice work!

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

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bigchopperoo

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#2 posted 451 days ago

I know. People can’t even tell until they touch it. Not to mention, it look awesome whenthe sunlight is shinning through it.

-- Chad Stanton, Big Chopperoo www.woodchoppintime.com

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Fishinbo

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#3 posted 449 days ago

Beautiful and great solution! Like it very much, very creative. The colors on lens go well with the frame.

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