Mission-Style Wall Frame

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Project by pashley posted 10-31-2013 04:31 PM 1408 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My friend had asked me to make a new frame for a needlepoint piece that was given to him on his wedding day some 25 years ago – the old one fell and broke. This is what I came up with…my design. The tiles are NOT my design, just filler for sake of the pic, a photoshop composite. However I do LOVE these tiles, and how lovely those tiles and my piece go together :) The tiles can be found here.

Of course, all QSWO, with my secret sauce mission finish.

-- Have a blessed day!

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#1 posted 10-31-2013 06:45 PM

I like the frame. I think the angled top and arched sides go well together. I have never seen that particular layout in a frame design, so I think you came up with a good one. Did you use half-laps for the upper joints?

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#2 posted 10-31-2013 06:54 PM

No, the vertical is completely inlaid into the horizontal up top. It’s fine for this application.

-- Have a blessed day!

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#3 posted 10-31-2013 07:00 PM

Old school…I really like that one

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#4 posted 10-31-2013 08:06 PM

I like the contrasts of colors
The needle point is pretty unusual.

-- Quicksilver

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#5 posted 10-31-2013 09:30 PM

quicksilver In the photo, those are tiles, not needlepoint. I photohopped in something instead of a bare wall. The real use will be for needlepoint, however…

-- Have a blessed day!

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#6 posted 10-31-2013 10:28 PM

It is hard to beat a mission style frame and art tiles IMO. The grain and finish are outstanding. Well done!

-- Art

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#7 posted 11-01-2013 12:11 PM


-- MW |

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#8 posted 11-01-2013 01:38 PM

I think I’d like to make one with those tiles.
It looks very nice.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#9 posted 11-02-2013 12:49 AM

beautiful looking frame!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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