Framed Post Cards

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Project by Max posted 09-22-2014 02:35 AM 2569 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These frames were made for my oldest daughter for post cards that they got on their vacation down the Oregon Coast. I have framed four others for her which she has hanging in her home. All of these are made from 3/4” x 2” stock and are 13” wide by 15’ high, mortise and tennon construction. The first one is constructed of Mahogany with 1/8” maple inlay, the second is of Makore with 1/8” white oak inlay, the third is of Red Oak with 1/8” walnut inlay and the fourth one is of flat sawn White Oak with 1/8” Makore inlay. They came to visit us and I was able to give them to her and my son in-law so they could take them back home with them…

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#1 posted 09-22-2014 06:10 AM

WOW! Nicely done Max. They really enhance the post cards. I think the third one is my favorite.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#2 posted 09-22-2014 12:19 PM

I like it. Really super nice Max.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#3 posted 09-22-2014 01:25 PM

Max it is always great to see your work!
Your are such a fine craftsman! Great style and look to each one of them.
I always like it when the frame complements the object and doesn’t take away from it.
Great color combinations on all of them!

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James

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#4 posted 09-22-2014 02:37 PM

@John, Thanks, my favorite is the third one also.

@Roger, Thank you for the kind words, they are appreciated.

@James, I really appreciate your compliment, Thanks.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#5 posted 09-23-2014 03:11 AM

Never even heard the idea of framing quality postcards.

What a wonderful idea.

They will treasure them.

Really like the framing and big matting to focus the eye on the card.

Excellence, as usual


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#6 posted 09-23-2014 03:30 AM

These card are also available in 11×17 prints which I have framed for a local store in different style frames. Thank you much for the compliment….

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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