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Project by OldWolfsWoodShop posted 09-29-2013 06:34 PM 2455 views 7 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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inspired by Steve Ramsay

I guess I should have added some details.,

I used cherry and walnut to create the base stock, maple and walnut on the other. Each unit is laminated from 5 thin strips of glued up stock. The thin strips were cut on the table saw using Rocklers thin strip jig, works like a dream.

I created a form to set up the laminating process.

Prior to gluing up the 5 strips, reduced the width of one strip 1/2” to allow for a groove on the center of the laminate. Added glue to each strip and placed in the form and CLAMPED. Many many many clamps. Used the 1/2” off cut as a spacer (coat in packing type, so glue will not adhere)

Left overnight, than shaped and sanded. Finished with Watco spray lacquer.

-- Making Sawdust is great stress relief...

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#1 posted 09-29-2013 07:27 PM

They look nice but what are they and how did you make them.

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#2 posted 09-29-2013 07:43 PM

“frameless” picture frames

nice to see another fan of his work

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#3 posted 09-29-2013 07:59 PM

Nice job, I like it. I might try making some for myself


-- Guy,PEI

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#4 posted 09-29-2013 09:13 PM

Man, them is the craziest boomerangs I ever did saw!

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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#5 posted 09-29-2013 11:30 PM

These are very wonder frames, you have done a great job

-- Norman

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#6 posted 09-30-2013 02:31 AM

This is really an awesome and easy idea. Way to go!

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#7 posted 09-30-2013 06:30 AM

Great job

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#8 posted 09-30-2013 07:24 AM

I really appreciated the link. I enjoyed the guy very much and decided to subscribe.

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#9 posted 10-01-2013 04:05 AM

Outstanding, it’s awsome.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 10-02-2013 01:05 AM

Very cool. I also enjoy checking out Steve Ramsay’s projects and am planning on making the bent lamination quilt rack that he posted. Keep up the great work.

-- Anthony - "The blacksmith and the artist, reflect it in their art. They forge their creativity, closer to the heart"

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#11 posted 10-02-2013 01:10 PM

Cool idea to display photos. Very nice wood combo and technique. Great job!

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