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Project by Mork posted 03-05-2014 04:42 AM 2401 views 28 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

An old friend of mine gave me this picture and I felt it was worthy of a nice frame. It’s made from a white oak tree that my neighbor cut down last year. This is riff sawn, the quarter sawn is being saved for… Well, not sure really. Something cool I’m sure!

Also drew it in Sketchup first. What a great program!





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#1 posted 03-05-2014 05:06 AM

Cool design well done.

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#2 posted 03-05-2014 09:12 AM

Great work love this style of woodworking…..

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 03-05-2014 02:45 PM

That’s a great frame! I might have to borrow that from you.

-- Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

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#4 posted 03-05-2014 03:51 PM

Like it a lot.
I think I am inspired to try this design but I may lose the top piece and copy the overlap design on the bottom and finish the top that way too….....making it symetrical.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's "opinion" on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#5 posted 03-05-2014 08:59 PM

Very cool!

-- Travis, South Dakota

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#6 posted 03-06-2014 12:32 AM

It looks like a fun build and well done.

-- Art

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#7 posted 03-06-2014 01:08 AM

Great looking picture frame!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#8 posted 03-06-2014 02:09 AM

Very nice design and build.

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#9 posted 03-06-2014 06:01 PM

Nice design, very authentic rustic look.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 03-06-2014 11:28 PM

There’s been a lot of nice A&C pieces on the board lately. This is certainly no exception. Nice job and very clever use of the tapering of the vertical bits. Just enough, eh? Not flashy but….there….really sweet frame. I bet that bit at the top was a bear to get just so…elegant.

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#11 posted 03-07-2014 04:33 AM

Really nice frame. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#12 posted 03-12-2014 01:41 PM

Gorgeous frame, very nice style. It suits very well the beautiful picture. Great job!

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