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Modern Woodworking Project #3: Modern Floating Shelves with Frames

12-20-2021 08:35 PM by TimberBiscuit | 1 comment »

Today I am making some floating shelves with floating frames. These combine the ever-popular floating wall shelf with a picture frame border attached via a small groove. These make a great addition to a gallery wall or by themselves for you to display pictures, knick-knacks, and trinkets! The floating shelves are made of sturdy white oak, and the frames are walnut. I used a cool technique to ebonize the walnut by combining steel wool and vinegar to make iron acetate. When you apply this to...

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A carved, ebonized, and gilded, wing back chair. (Pix)

05-21-2008 04:24 AM by John Fry | 15 comments »

This commissioned piece is a hand carved, ebonized, faintly gilded, and upholstered, wing back chair. It is upholstered in black leather and faux hide, over 18 hand tied springs. It has come to be known as “Bambi”. As always, I welcome your comments AND critiques on this latest project. This custom designed and fit chair is for a very petite lady who has always had problems with chairs fitting her. It is a “modified” wing back chair that is actually designed to be more of an office chai...

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