Picture Frame 12x24

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Project by jetwhoop posted 02-21-2014 10:34 PM 1175 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this 12×24 frame out of some thin Ambrosia Maple stock I had laying around. The keys are made out of Mahogany.
I’m sure there are many good ways of making a frame…. I might have bypassed all those way. I ended up setting the glass in silicon caulking. Looking back I should have put the depth a little deeper, but I plan on making a few more so I should work out the some of the issues. Next up should be a 45 deg sled. These 45’s I cut on the chop saw and used a quick jig on the table saw to cut the key slots.

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#1 posted 02-22-2014 01:19 AM

Very Nice Work indeed! Thanks For Sharing!


-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#2 posted 02-22-2014 04:49 PM

The frames turned out great. The miters turned out great for cutting them on a chop saw with no fuss? I had to make a 45^ jig for the table saw to get that accuracy.

I have some ambrosia maple & a lot of store bought frames I would like to replace.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#3 posted 02-23-2014 03:38 AM

Thanks rtbrmb. I cut the 45’s about 1/16th long so I could make slight adjustment and cut to size. I actually enjoyed making the frames and got a lot of ideas for laminating woods and different combinations of router bits to use for the next ones. Great job on those keep sake boxes.

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#4 posted 02-27-2014 05:00 PM

It looks great, pretty wood used. The joints and splines look amazing, tight and well made. Great job!

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