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Project by cgm_md posted 02-19-2014 07:38 PM 941 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was my first ever start-to-finish project. I needed a frame for a foam-backed poster of Cezanne’s Card Players. It is far from perfect and has some pretty obvious flaws in the routing. Oh well, I still like it. Finished with combo walnut stain/satin poly.





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#1 posted 02-19-2014 08:03 PM

Flaws? I see no flaws

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#2 posted 02-19-2014 10:17 PM

I recently made a few frames for pictures my wife wanted hung. Perhaps I’ll post them. Yours is beautiful. Did you build a mitre sled to assist you?

-- Spudhogg Woodworks

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#3 posted 02-20-2014 03:21 AM

I fuss over the flaws on my picture frames also; my wife says I’m the only one who will see them – probably the same thing with you and your frame. It looks great. Keep up the good work – picture frames can actually be a lot more challenging than most people think. I’m planning on building a crosscut/mitre sled to help me make mine better.

-- Steve - Front Royal, VA

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#4 posted 02-20-2014 02:15 PM

I guess it is the job of the creator to find all the flaws….

I did not use a miter sled. Just a miter saw with an accurate fence.

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