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Commisions #4: Mirror Frame #4

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Blog entry by teenagewoodworker posted 2284 days ago 1105 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Well I’m nearing the end now, i’ve got a lot done in the last two days. not a whole lot physically but the details are really coming along good. i’ll get right into it.

first i needed to cut a v groove at the intersection of the tongue and groove. i started by cutting a groove in the intersection area. then i chiseled away the waste to get a rough groove and finished it up with some sandpaper

Then after that was done i put in the ebony peg. i will go more into that on an episode of the teen age woodworker that i want to have with simple inlays and accents you can do with very little tools.

now just a picture on me with the biggest frame so you get the jist of how it is going

So last after the pegs are in and the sanding is done i just need about 2 or 3 coats of danish oil and about 3 or 4 more coats of Arm-r-seal. thanks for reading my blog and i look forward to any comments or suggestions.



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Bob Babcock

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#1 posted 2283 days ago

Very nice…great details

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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#2 posted 2283 days ago

Looking good. Some real nice design details.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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acanthuscarver

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#3 posted 2283 days ago

Excellent work. Been following the project with great interest. Keep up the good work.

-- Chuck Bender, Senior Editor Popular Woodworking Magazine, period furniture maker, woodworking instructor

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#4 posted 2283 days ago

thanks for the comments everyone.

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lew

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#5 posted 2283 days ago

Great work, Dennis!

I like the contrasting pegs.

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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jtdyal

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#6 posted 2280 days ago

I like the chisling @ the joint a lot. My wife just took some frames back to the store that didn’t even make it on to the wall they were so cheep. Yours look AWESOME

-- ~jtd

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teenagewoodworker

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#7 posted 2280 days ago

thanks jtdyal, i just started finishing them and i have got to say that they are amazing. i took some pictures of the process and even though i have a 6 mega pixel camera the pictures put the actually finish to shame. its just so amazing.

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#8 posted 2280 days ago

try and take your pictures early in the morning, or late afternoon. Natural lighting is an elusive necessity. I know very little in regards to photography but perhaps this would be a wonderful blog for those who would like share.

-- If knowledge is not shared, it is forgotten.

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