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Project by Andybb posted 09-09-2017 03:38 AM 2262 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After 4 “prototypes” this frame is the reason I wanted to learn how to make a quality frame. My son passed the BAR today so he gets to hang something in his office that his proud papa made. I figure that if I factor in the cost of college and law school it’s a $400K frame! :-)

-- Andy - Seattle USA





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Rich

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#1 posted 09-09-2017 04:04 AM

That’s so awesome, Andy. I know you’re proud. The frame is nice too :)

Seriously though, the frame is awesome. Good job, both of you.

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

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pottz

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#2 posted 09-09-2017 04:44 AM

wow congrats to both of you,a little more to your son though-lol.one of those special times in life.enjoy andy.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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Andybb

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#3 posted 09-09-2017 05:52 AM

Thanks guys.


wow congrats to both of you,a little more to your son though-lol.one of those special times in life.enjoy andy.

- pottz

No, ALL the congrats go to him! :-)

-- Andy - Seattle USA

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recycle1943

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#4 posted 09-09-2017 11:16 AM

congrats to both of you – the frame is trivial comparatively speaking

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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Jim

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#5 posted 09-09-2017 11:50 AM

What a nice gift, it looks great. I wish I could get my miters that good. My wife says the cost of woodworking is a bottomless pit. I can let her know it is at least $400k. :)

-- http://iamawretch.com/

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JRsgarage

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#6 posted 09-09-2017 12:24 PM

Nice! Law degree from Georgetown is a serious accomplishment. says a lot of both father and son…you both deserve to be very proud

-- “Facts don't care about your feelings.” ..., Ben Shapiro

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 09-09-2017 01:45 PM

That frame looks great.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#8 posted 09-09-2017 04:38 PM

Looks like a $400k piece of paper with an invaluable frame to me.

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#9 posted 09-09-2017 09:22 PM

LOL! My Daughter wanted to become a Lawyer! After spending some time in school decided she would rather help people and became a Teacher!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#10 posted 09-09-2017 10:15 PM

Beautiful job. Love the use of different species of wood. Congrats on the graduate

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#11 posted 09-10-2017 08:20 PM

Congratulations on both counts, the frame and the graduate!
My brother was a legal services lawyer in Montana for over 40 years and, while he could have made more money in private/corporate practise, he said he felt helping people who need help made it all worthwhile.

-- "It's fine in practise but it will never work in theory"

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lightweightladylefty

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#12 posted 09-11-2017 03:47 AM

Andy,

The frame looks great . . . and your son should be able to pay for it in a couple of 40-hour weeks!

L/W

-- “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” Benjamin Franklin -- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#13 posted 03-30-2018 04:54 AM

Whats this only $4k …? you should be chuffed! Try about 10 times that in Aust!

-- Regards Rob

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Andybb

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#14 posted 03-30-2018 05:23 AM



Whats this only $4k …? you should be chuffed! Try about 10 times that in Aust!

- robscastle


That’s $400K! :-)

-- Andy - Seattle USA

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