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Shaker style picture frames

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Project by kokayak posted 05-27-2013 03:01 AM 3820 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The reason I really started woodworking was to make picture frames to sell my photographs with. I decided on a shaker style halflap as it would show off the joint and the wood. Seems more hand made than a simple miter joint. First frame is curly Lyptus which I really liked working with. Can’t seem to find it much anymore. Second is Madrone. Worked like a dream and looks very nice. Last is a few pics of a beech frame I made. All are covered in several coats of a wiping varnish.





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#1 posted 05-27-2013 04:17 AM

Nice looking frames and pics… Love how pic 3 is woodworking photography :) Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#2 posted 05-27-2013 04:19 AM

Excellent!

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#3 posted 05-31-2013 01:27 PM

Good looking frames which showcase more the beauty of the photos. Well done!

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#4 posted 05-31-2013 01:33 PM

Pic #3 (tool shot) is beautiful!

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

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#5 posted 05-31-2013 02:29 PM

Thanks Smitty. That’s the cleanest that bench ever was when I took those pics. HAHA!

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