G&G inspired picture frames

  • Advertise with us
Project by Chelios posted 04-02-2010 04:52 PM 3883 views 8 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these frames for some photos we bought a while back. I have nothing against miters but I really don’t like the flimsy feel and look. So I researched some approaches without miters and I came across some Greene and Greene frames. I took those as my inspiration but I wanted a simpler look. So this is what came out. It is cherry with ebony plugs.

8 comments so far

View WoodyWoodWrecker's profile


171 posts in 4497 days

#1 posted 04-02-2010 05:06 PM

When I saw the last two photos, I figured it must have been a view of the beach from your honeymoon. Then I read that you bought them. Nice job on the frames. I’ve always like the looks of the G & G frames.

-- You always have tomorrow to stop procrastinating.

View Chelios's profile


568 posts in 4312 days

#2 posted 04-02-2010 05:56 PM

Hey Woody

Thanks, I wish that I had that skills with the camera. The photos look so real but I couldn’d make that show in mine as you can see…

View workerinwood's profile


2717 posts in 4313 days

#3 posted 04-02-2010 06:04 PM

Very nice!! I like the look, I have been thinking of making frames and don’t like the miters either. Thanks for posting, will try this look.


-- Jack, Albuquerque

View Chelios's profile


568 posts in 4312 days

#4 posted 04-02-2010 06:14 PM

Thanks Jack, I will look forward to seeing yours soon.


View SgtSnafu's profile


960 posts in 4517 days

#5 posted 04-02-2010 06:20 PM

Very nice frame design, I like the sweeping curve…

Thanks for sharing

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

View Chelios's profile


568 posts in 4312 days

#6 posted 04-02-2010 06:25 PM

Thanks Scotty, I cut those free hand to get more of an organic, less template perfect feel to them

View WistysWoodWorkingWonders's profile


12845 posts in 4402 days

#7 posted 04-03-2010 05:50 AM

great looking frame… nice curves in the corners…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

View rando1's profile


163 posts in 4169 days

#8 posted 09-02-2010 10:57 PM

this is a great classy, solid look! love the detail and the wave! great job!

-- Randon Riegsecker,

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics