Getting framed again.

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Project by Luddite posted 09-07-2017 12:44 AM 1666 views 8 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

August 2017

It’s been a while but finally getting the time and weather to start woodworking. My LOML purchased two more Y Yamamoto block prints and wanted frames made one of walnut and the other mesquite. Both are similar to the ones I made last year just larger.

The first is a mesquite piece that I inlayed some turquoise. The print is of the Greene and Greene “Duncan Irwin House” pergola with wisteria. If you ever have the chance to visit Pasadena it’s really grand.

The second is made of walnut with mortise/tenon square pegged. Both pieces were finished with Watco natural oil and Waterlux varnish.

Thanks T

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

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#1 posted 09-07-2017 05:39 AM

This is top notch workmanship, elegant traditional style, beautifuly executed. Very impressive!

-- 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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#2 posted 09-07-2017 11:11 AM

Terry, they are a wonderful setting for the prints. Well done!

-- Art

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#3 posted 09-07-2017 12:40 PM

Beaut1ful frames, Terry. I really like yo design. The turquoise in the mesquite really sets that one off, too.

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 09-07-2017 01:28 PM

These frames are looking great. Absolutely beautiful!

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 09-07-2017 02:28 PM

Nice subtle designs, perfect for your art!

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#6 posted 09-07-2017 02:59 PM

Awesome! I love her prints. I was lucky enough to win one of her tiles and she signed the back for me. Very nice lady. Pasadena is great. I spent a ton of money on books at the Gamble house gift store. Also visited Thorsen house while living in Oakland.

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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#7 posted 09-07-2017 06:04 PM

superb you did a great job marrying art and woodworking,excellent craftsmanship.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#8 posted 09-07-2017 07:13 PM

I really love that pergola print from Yoshiko. Your frames did the artwork justice, and the turquoise is just icing on the cake.

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

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#9 posted 09-07-2017 11:36 PM

Thank you all for your kind comments. I truly appreciate them.

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

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#10 posted 09-14-2017 03:40 PM

Beautiful work! I like turquoise inlay. I wanted to make stone inlay furniture G&G style long time ago.

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