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Project by GerardoArg1 posted 324 days ago 528 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A few weeks ago I made ​​an order. The same consisted of two gifts for 15 years birthdays.
Thus prompted something I had in mind for some time and could try to do. Frames that could well become pictures, or also bring them some mirrors. I left a free hand to decide and I only stated the names that should go in the same drafts.
So using cedar wood, and half joints. Work around an inch in thickness and overall dimensions inside are: 30 cm x 40 cm.
As a bonus add a figure of a ada, that I found appropriate for this occasion, it is stuck on the mirror directly.
The termination was with tung oil, and then with water based varnish.
I liked the end result and hope it is a well appreciated gift.
Greetings to all.
Gerardo

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 324 days ago

I like these a lot. They would be great gifts.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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gwolfe1977

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#2 posted 324 days ago

Nice work! The tung oil really bring out the color and grain. Looks great! Keep up the nice work and thanks for sharing.

-- Gary,Nebraska

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Jim Rowe

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#3 posted 324 days ago

Very nice birthday gifts.
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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MonteCristo

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#4 posted 324 days ago

Nice looking frames ! Did you cut out the names free-hand (ie no guide) ? If so, that is impressive !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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jaykaypur

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#5 posted 324 days ago

These will make great gifts for the girls. They will love them. You did a great job on these!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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bazz135uk

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#6 posted 324 days ago

Supurb ! They look really good Gerardo :: I think a lot of Lumberjocks will copy your style and design ..
Great Idea for gifts :: Well done ::

-- BAZZ, WINDSOR UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 322 days ago

Lovely mirrors! Like the beautifully cut fairy and the names, very personalized. I’m sure the girls will like them. Great job!

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 322 days ago

These will make wonderful gifts. Nice work.

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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