Walnut Inlay PAL Frames

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Project by pintodeluxe posted 03-18-2015 05:15 AM 3584 views 18 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are two frames made for Paul A. Lanquist prints. My wife designed and built the first one for the Portland Woodworking show, and took third place. I copied the design and built a second frame so we could have a matching pair for the bedroom. The frames are made from quartersawn white oak with walnut inlays. The design echoes the “Wedge and Strap” backsplash detail on my bedroom furniture.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#1 posted 03-18-2015 09:48 AM

B-E-A-Utiful!!! Congrats to the wife for taking third place, as well!

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#2 posted 03-18-2015 10:24 AM


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#3 posted 03-18-2015 11:18 AM

Nice. Handsome looking furniture with a beautiful wife and home.
Good job on all.


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#4 posted 03-18-2015 01:25 PM

Really nice. That’s a great addition to the whole set.

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#5 posted 03-18-2015 01:29 PM

Classic stuff there! I like the walnut inlay touch very much.

-- T Loftus -- Just on the edge of common sense

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#6 posted 03-18-2015 01:47 PM

Well done, folks!

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#7 posted 03-18-2015 02:50 PM

Something to be proud of, very pretty

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#8 posted 03-19-2015 12:01 AM

Man those are great looking frames! And congratulations to your wife on her achievement—it must be nice having a woodworking wife!

(By the way, it’s nice seeing Multnomah Falls gett’n a little love!)

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#9 posted 03-19-2015 12:45 AM

Willie, your bedroom ensemble is incredible. Just looking at the pic makes me feel like I stepped back a hundred years or so, how relaxing! The frames and prints are a great finishing touch.

P.S. I still think the night stands should have had a a backer board like all the other pieces. :D

-- Art

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#10 posted 03-19-2015 03:15 AM

Amazing frame. And the subject matter can’t be beat! And that bedroom set! How to you sleep? It’s so beautiful, I wouldn’t be able to turn the lights out!

-- Scott

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#11 posted 03-19-2015 01:32 PM

These are very attractive and well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#12 posted 03-19-2015 08:33 PM

Willie these are beautiful. Congrats to your wife on her win.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#13 posted 03-20-2015 04:08 PM

Very nice. That entire bedroom set looks fantastic.


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