Couple of walnut frames

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Project by BB1 posted 03-04-2018 10:14 PM 876 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finish up a couple picture frames made from walnut. The larger one is about 12×12 inches with halflap joints; actually this was the start of a base for another project but I made a mistake so shifted to making a picture frame! Smaller one is about 8×8 inches with mitered corners. I finished both with General Finishes High Performance semi-gloss. Once again used my keyhole router bit which makes for an easy and clean way to hang the frames (thanks again to the LJ that suggested that for a prior project – getting lots of use from it). Cut some hardboard for the back and acrylic sheet for the front. Need to get a better sized picture for the larger frame and planning for the smaller to be a gift (but for now, dog pictures help make a project look better!!!). :)

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#1 posted 03-04-2018 11:15 PM

Nice miters and good looking dog.

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#2 posted 03-05-2018 01:15 AM

Nicely framed.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#3 posted 03-05-2018 04:09 PM

Let me guess, you really love those dogs! 8^)

Good work with the miters and half laps, and I see you are enjoying that keyhole bit!

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#4 posted 03-05-2018 05:11 PM

Those are cute ones.

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#5 posted 03-05-2018 09:21 PM

These frames are beautiful and nicely done and the photographs look great with the frames.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 03-06-2018 12:51 AM

Thanks everyone. The frames were fun little projects. (And yes, I like that keyhole bit!) Gave away the small frame this afternoon (minus the picure of my pup!)...and the recipient plans to add a dog picture of his own. Guess the frames are just meant to be “for the dogs.” In my world, that is fine!

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#7 posted 03-08-2018 01:18 AM

Nice frames, Barbara!


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

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