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Project by redryder posted 12-06-2013 02:26 PM 941 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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After doing some kitchen remodeling I had some left over tile from the backsplash. My wife has a “chicken” theme going on in the kitchen so I ordered some custom hand made tiles from here. I have done a few picture frames but no experience with tile and grout. I decided to go for it. I put a writeable white board with epoxied metal sheets and glued on magnets on the backs of the note pads. The frames are oak finished with shellac. The tile and grout work was easier than I thought. I may have worked up the courage to do a table for outside next spring.

-- mike...............





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-06-2013 03:02 PM

Cool idea,nice job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-06-2013 03:54 PM

A wonderful design and nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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#3 posted 12-06-2013 05:07 PM

What a great way to use up some of the leftovers to make a new project and tie it in with the d├ęcor of the room. Nice work, it turned out great and I like the “special” tiles. Thanks for the link.

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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#4 posted 12-06-2013 06:38 PM

very cool. Well done.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 12-06-2013 08:53 PM

This is really cool. Great job and love the tile

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#6 posted 12-06-2013 08:56 PM

Very COOL Gifts! Ideas!

Wonderful!

Thank you!

Have a good one!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#7 posted 12-06-2013 11:19 PM

Really nice.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#8 posted 12-09-2013 05:35 AM

HERMOSO TRABAJO HABILIDOSO ARTESANO MIKE :-)

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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#9 posted 12-10-2013 12:55 AM

Very kool idea

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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