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My first picture frame

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Project by dschlic1 posted 12-27-2017 02:34 AM 1071 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My first picture frame. Made of maple with two different color stains. Loosely copied from a design on Woodsmith Shop. Picture is a canvas print of a photo we took on a trip to Italy. Looks like a real painting.





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James Frederick

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#1 posted 12-27-2017 04:21 AM

Well done, it looks great

-- No matter where you go, there ya are!l

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stefang

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#2 posted 12-27-2017 04:56 PM

Good looking frame and nice tight miters.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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dschlic1

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#3 posted 12-28-2017 09:00 PM

Thank You. For me tight miters are the hardest part. I started with the main cove cut pieces, trimming the miters by hand with a block plane. Top looks great, bottom is terrible. For the smaller trim pieces (light colored) I built a shooting board. Worked much better.

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