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Project by edward60 posted 10-24-2017 01:45 PM 1757 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The last time I often give my G&G frames as a gifts for my freands and relatives. Therefore I decided to make some G&G oak frames with stone inlay and instead of ebony . I used lazurite and turquoise cubes 6х6х6 mm.
I understand that violated G&G traditions, but I wanted to trying out something new.





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#1 posted 10-24-2017 02:25 PM

Nicely done!

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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#2 posted 10-24-2017 03:57 PM

as a fan of g&g i gotta say i love those frames a lot edward.i really like the square plugs you made even though they arnt traditional,but thats the beauty of taking a classic style and making it your won.great job.

-- 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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#3 posted 10-24-2017 06:30 PM

The different material is an excellent way to customize!

Of course the turquoise is perfect for almost any southwest themed art.

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#4 posted 10-24-2017 07:46 PM

These are beautiful frames. Wonderful work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#5 posted 10-24-2017 08:36 PM

Great looking G&G frames—nice customization!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#6 posted 10-24-2017 09:05 PM

Edward, I would be proud to have them hanging in my house. Well done!

-- Art

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#7 posted 10-24-2017 09:26 PM

Very pleasing forms.

-- Dale

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#8 posted 10-24-2017 10:47 PM

looks great!

-- The optimist says "the glass is half full". The pessimist says "the glass is half empty". The engineer says "the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"

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#9 posted 10-25-2017 02:10 AM

Great looking frames, and I love the stone variations.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#10 posted 10-25-2017 05:35 PM

If it looks good, I don’t worry too much about breaking traditions. Stone, metal, or different wood, all make the final product stand out. The subtle differences are what makes a piece your interpretation rather than just a copy of someone else’s work.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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