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Creating Custom Profile Picture Frame Moldings

Remember I once referred to myself as wanting to be known as a “boutique framer”?  Maybe a bit overly ambitious but it’s something that has evolved as much out of necessity and as a challenge to see what I can accomplish.   763 more words

Basswood Carving Block 2 x 6 x 18 inches

Bought but never used.
Cut it into smaller pieces or leave it as it is foe a larger project.
The corners has some rounded edges. 6 more words

Floater Frame -- A Furniture Builders Method

To be sure, if there’s one thing I can be accused of it’s of over-building and/or over-thinking a project.  Recently Diane asked for a floater frame for a recent work of hers.   800 more words

Picture Frames

Farm Life Sunset

This image is one of my favorites that I have captured recently. My sister and her family live the farm life and have the most beautiful sunsets. 80 more words

Frame #104 Faux Sgraffitto

According to the Merriam Webster dictionary  Sgraffito is a form of decoration where the surface is scratched away to reveal another color below it.  Its origin is Italian and it’s used extensively on frames.   733 more words

Hand Tool Woodworking

Copper & Wood Leaning Projector Shelf - Lessons Learned

I think the biggest challenge with decorating a leased apartment is not being able to nail things into the wall D: That means no floatings shelves, wall-mounted TVs, ceiling mounted projectors, etc. 945 more words


Ozark Encyclopedia – B – Basswood

Basswood, Linden – Tilia americana

Parts used: root, bark, leaf

Traditional uses: Bark from tree struck by lightning chewed and spit on snakebite. Bark beaten then used in cold infusion for snakebite. 78 more words