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    though I posted this last sunday but I guss not should this have a frame ???

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  • #2
    Great job! I wouldnt use a frame.
    I like it the way it is.
    CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
    "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
    Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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    • #3
      That's a lovely piece of work . I thought it looked familiar so I checked the latest edition of SSW (page 22) and there's the very same piece, nicely framed! I think the frame does set the picture off.

      Nick Berchtold's designs are very attractive. He's very talented, especially when you consider how young he is.

      Gill
      There is no opinion, however absurd, which men will not readily embrace as soon as they can be brought to the conviction that it is readily adopted.
      (Schopenhauer, Die Kunst Recht zu Behalten)

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      • #4
        Maybe it is my German heritage, but I like defined edges. I think a nice frame would finish this beautiful piece of work nicely. Or mounted on a framed background would also look very nice.
        Rolf
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        • #5
          Personally, I like it without the frame. Seems "cleaner" to me. Lets the beauty of the piece speak for itself.
          Kelly
          "All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." Walt Disney

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          • #6
            I also agree that it looks great without a frame, this is a beautiful piece and to me the frame may take away from it somewhat. Just my 2 cents worth.

            Wayne
            You can't depend on your eyes if your imagination is out of focus...Mark Twain

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            • #7
              I also agree that a frame might distract somewhat from the beauty of that piece . I prefer frames on portraits and similar items but I think that particular piece being intarsia rather than a portrait would be best left as is.
              Great work on that one.
              W.Y.
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              • #8
                THANKS guys the no frame's have it
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