Picture Frame and Plaque

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Project by Dodeka posted 04-23-2011 11:04 PM 3060 views 8 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a late post for a late gift. These are Christmas/Hanukkah presents for my parents, which I didn’t finish until February due to a back injury.

The picture frame is Cherry, Maple, and Purple Heart—laminated, routed, mitered, and then joined (face frame biscuits). I made two, and you’re looking at the better one.

The plaque is Maple and Purple Heart. There’s a central block, then a frame of PH, and then a frame of Maple. I drilled holes centered in the corners with a Forster bit. After a bit of routing, it’s looking pretty fancy. My Dad requested this after he saw the brand that I designed.

Thanks for looking!

-- Liszka

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Dan M

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#1 posted 04-23-2011 11:30 PM

My favorite combination of woods – they look awesome and very similar to a cross I recently made. I have extra material and planned on making a frame as well – now it will seem as thought I borrowed the idea from you! ;-)

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-- Dan M, SW Suburbs, Chicago IL

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#2 posted 04-23-2011 11:33 PM

Couple of nice looking projects there. Better late than never.

-- Kate,

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#3 posted 04-24-2011 12:26 AM

well done, nice use of color.

-- Norm (AKA - The Maddhatter), Middletown DE

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