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Project by BusterB posted 346 days ago 830 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A local elementary school (never mind that its te one my wife works at) had a bunch of motivational/histrorical posters they needed frames made for. I had a few oak boards that were not desiginated for any other pressing project so I set out to make them four of them. This has been one of those “you gotta be kidding me projects”. I fried a router shaping the blanks and then when I finally got that done, I cut one of the miters backwards. I finished three of them and delivered them today with a promise a forth was coming….eventually…lol They are 26” x 36” and have a rub on minwax stain finish applied.

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)





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Jamie Speirs

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#1 posted 346 days ago

You were framed :)

She sure keeps you busy …............

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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Todd Barrone

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#2 posted 346 days ago

Wow pretty nice looking frames sir. Some day I will make frames as good as you LOL. I really do like them, next time try cedar LOL Great build bud. :)

-- "Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway" John Wayne https://www.facebook.com/BarroneContracting

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JoeinGa

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#3 posted 346 days ago

Good for you dude! Payin’ It Forward … We’re proud of ya, bro!

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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luv2learn

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#4 posted 346 days ago

Being married to an educator myself, I get it!! Great job on the frames!!

-- 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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BusterB

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#5 posted 346 days ago

Jamie- In more ways than one bud…in more ways than one…lol

Todd- trying to save what cedar I have for a special project…just gotta find me some horseshoes first…lol

Joe- Thanks buddy….my wife gets most of the credit since she volunteered me…lol

Lee- Thanks L2L, most folks dont understand what a bargain they get teachers for…Pretty sure in Tennessee its a law that the spouse is part of the deal. Painting, building, running errands and toting stuff is just part of the deal!!! lol

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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Handtooler

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#6 posted 346 days ago

Very nicely done, Sir! Thanks for your contributions to education.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@msn.com

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BusterB

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#7 posted 346 days ago

Thanks Russell….now if I can just finish that last one off….mumble mumble

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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MTC_Est_2012

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#8 posted 345 days ago

Buster,
I echo what others are saying: so good of you to put your effort toward supporting your local (and wife’s) elementary school.
Also, what a cool jig for making the frames square. Never seen one like this!

Mark

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BusterB

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#9 posted 345 days ago

Thanks Mark…there is a video on Youtube that walks you through building the frame clamp…well worth the watch.

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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whitebeast88

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#10 posted 344 days ago

they turned out great buster.when you gonna teach me to make those frames that nice????
the last one i made if it weren’t for wood filler i’d been in trouble…....

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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BusterB

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#11 posted 344 days ago

LOL Marty…you know I am very familiar with wood putty… one tip I will pass along, think before you cut your miters. You cut one backwards and there aint enough wood filler in Alabama to fill that gap…lol

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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Jim Jakosh

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#12 posted 340 days ago

Nice frames, Buster. I’ll bet they appreciate you making them, too!!

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

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BusterB

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#13 posted 340 days ago

Thanks Jim….I sure hope so. Should finish up the forth one this weekend…hopefully. Cut the replacement blank, shaped it and glued up….then wife tasked me with painting wooden letters for a another school project she has underway so even further behind on finishing this project up…

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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