Pair of framed ACORN TILES .... QSWO Mission Arts and Crafts Style

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Project by Dan'um Style posted 04-29-2009 04:49 AM 3056 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Framed stoneware tiles from Ravenstone tile works in Seattle. Artist Laura Reutter, founder of Ravenstone. Frames made a few weeks ago. Built in a batch w/ of 7 other frames. Not much labor in the piece due to the batch run.
Quartersawn white oak frame is simple mortise and tenon construction. The 4 pieces are different thicknesses and offset to create a shadow line in the design. It is 10×10 inches.
I call this my pagoda style frame. finish is aniline alchohol dye with oil stain. shellac top coat, thick brown paste wax rubbed in with beartex.
Sold the first 3 on ebay.
Now trying to sell a pair on ebay.

A little different design then the previous post.

link my ebay auction

If anyone is wondering … the chamfers on ends of the pediment are 24 grit ground on my 6×80

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#1 posted 04-29-2009 04:56 AM

Very nice!

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#2 posted 04-29-2009 05:38 AM

Great job Dan. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#3 posted 04-29-2009 05:56 AM

Very nice, I like the pagoda style.

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#4 posted 04-29-2009 07:01 AM

A work of art Dan. Great job.

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#5 posted 04-29-2009 07:10 AM

I’m always so impressed with all your work great job

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#6 posted 04-29-2009 08:41 AM

A wonderful design and execution. Your frames are always as much art and as exquisite as the tiles they surround.

-- Rick, south Sweden

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#7 posted 04-29-2009 04:10 PM

Hi Dan;

They look like you could plant them. LOL

Great job.

I like the frames also.


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#8 posted 04-30-2009 02:42 AM

Thanks Guys !!! This is my favorite tile from Ravenstone. A very popular seller for me over the years.

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#9 posted 04-30-2009 03:10 PM

Great job Dan. True art work. Thanks for posting

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#10 posted 04-30-2009 05:25 PM

You really compliment the tiles with your style. Your wood is not sanded smooth, interesting. I like it. Noticed that before just never said anything. Works well for you. Love the dark oak. Thanks…........

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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