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Forum topic by skone posted 04-17-2011 05:53 PM 1621 views 1 time favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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skone

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04-17-2011 05:53 PM

Topic tags/keywords: glasses eyeglasses eyeglass frames herrlicht

Ted, here. I guess I’m giving this guy a free promo, eh? Anyway, I tripped across his site this morning and just couldn’t let it go without sharing it. Handmade wood eyeglass frames:

http://www.herrlicht.de/en_sites/gallery.php

Enjoy.

-- "Take extra care not to lose what you feel" (Winwood/Capaldi/Wood)


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#1 posted 04-17-2011 06:01 PM

Those have to be spendy, but how cool are they.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#2 posted 04-17-2011 06:14 PM

I looked at his stuff. It looks to me like he studied guitar building.

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skone

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#3 posted 04-17-2011 07:43 PM

now that you mention it, i agree. tiny little guitars.

-- "Take extra care not to lose what you feel" (Winwood/Capaldi/Wood)

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#4 posted 04-17-2011 08:02 PM

Interesting idea. Wonder how they hold up?

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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skone

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#5 posted 04-17-2011 08:43 PM

I wonder, too. I suppose that laminated multi ply is strong and somewhat flexible – but what do I know. It’s the hinges that I wonder about. Appear to be wood, right? Beautiful… but… yikes. I’m not that kind to my glasses.

-- "Take extra care not to lose what you feel" (Winwood/Capaldi/Wood)

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#6 posted 04-17-2011 08:47 PM

When they bend, yiou can bend them back, usually, of course glue joints are stronger than of the original wood structure, so…....... ??? ;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#7 posted 04-17-2011 10:07 PM

Fascinating.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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