Simple frame in sapele

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Project by BrettLuna posted 02-19-2019 10:30 PM 529 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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During a day trip to Talkeetna, Alaska last summer, my wife and I purchased a trio of prints from a local artist. Not-so-fast-forward to a few months later and I finally get around to making a frame for them. Never having worked with it before, I decided to try sapele. I had the mat and glass cut to order and built the frame to fit. My wife likes simple lines so I left is mostly square and flat, with the exception of a shallow inner bevel to add a little depth, and contrasting miter splines in maple (not shown) because…well, I wanted to. Finish: BLO, SealCoat, satin spray lacquer.

-- Brett — Peters Creek, Alaska

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#1 posted 02-20-2019 05:21 AM

Nice frame and pictures. I live close to Alaska but have not been there.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#2 posted 02-20-2019 01:21 PM

Playing a long shot here. The artist’s name wouldn’t happen to be JoAnn George, would it?

Nice frame.

-- "As are the things we make, so are we ourselves." - Lin Yutang

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#3 posted 02-20-2019 04:00 PM

Thanks. The artist is Laurie Cartwright, Susitna River Studio.

-- Brett — Peters Creek, Alaska

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