Frame for raised relief map of Asheville, Pisgah National Forest, Smokies

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Project by Scott posted 01-13-2014 05:34 PM 5870 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built a frame for this raised relief map using some old pine with worm holes, and I added a 1/4 inch plywood back to support the map. I finished the frame with stain and shellac, then glued the map to the plywood using silicone caulk.

-- Scott in North Carolina

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#1 posted 01-13-2014 07:28 PM

Great! I used to travel from FL every year to go trout fishing in the Pisgah National Forest ;-)

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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#2 posted 01-13-2014 07:57 PM

Yes, it IS really beautiful there!

-- Scott in North Carolina

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#3 posted 01-13-2014 08:55 PM

I need to do this. I have the same map which ends up in odd places when not being used.

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#4 posted 01-13-2014 11:13 PM

Right it might do better with a permanent frame and place on the wall.

-- Scott in North Carolina

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