Asian Pagoda Style Tile Frame in QSWO

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Project by Vincent Nocito posted 08-09-2011 04:35 AM 3237 views 4 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a tile frame that I built to hold a pair of Koi fish tiles. The frame is made from quartersawn white oak and oak plywood. The frame is 20.5” wide and 20.5” high. The crest rail is 7/8”, the stiles are 3/4”, the bottom rail is 5’8” and the center stile is 1/2”. Construction is pegged mortise and tenon joints. The frame is dyed with honey amber aniline dye, walnut gel stain glaze and topcoated with General Finishes Satin Arm-R-Seal. Photo 1-3 show the finished frame and some of the wood grain in the qswo. Photo 4 is the finished frame after being dyed and sealed with Trans Tint honey amber dye and a seal coat of General Finishes Seal-A-Cell Tung oil. Photo 5 is a joint before gluing and pegging. The final picture shows the beginning of the design process for the frame.

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#1 posted 08-09-2011 09:35 PM

Looks good . Nice joinery.

-- You will never build it unless you try. The second one always turns out better.

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#2 posted 08-10-2011 01:06 AM

Nice! Very complimentary. Beautiful tiles, beautiful project.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#3 posted 08-12-2011 11:50 PM

I really like this style

-- Bevy - NH

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