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Curly Maple Picture Frame

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Project by OSU22 posted 11-27-2019 02:37 AM 543 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a curly maple frame that I made for a print of Jackie Robinson that I got from a guy named Tim Carroll, who makes cool artwork of cut up baseball cards. I finished it with satin Minwax, spray on Poly.





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therealSteveN

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#1 posted 11-27-2019 08:13 AM

How did you do the B? What kind of joinery did you use, looks pretty tight.

A nice piece, great subject too.

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#2 posted 11-27-2019 03:46 PM

Nice display piece! The maple adds elegance without overpowering the art. Perfect for an entire set of similar BB cards!

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#3 posted 11-27-2019 04:16 PM

very nice looking frame does not take away from art GREAT JOB :<))

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#4 posted 11-27-2019 05:20 PM

Thanks for the comments! This is one of the few times I cheated and used the Kreg jig in place of mortise and tenons for the joinery. For the B, I used Black Diamonds powered pigment (cobalt blue) to dye some epoxy and fill in the B.

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