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Project by firefighterontheside posted 09-22-2017 04:32 PM 3657 views 1 time favorited 33 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife recently became Doctor Cindy. She has been an audiologist for 16 years, but went back to school to become a Doctor of Audiology. Her very large diploma showed up and needed a nice, large frame. I made this frame of walnut with 1/4” strips of maple inlaid. It’s just finished with some BLO. I think it’ll stand out nicely on the wall of her office.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.





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DS

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#1 posted 09-22-2017 04:35 PM

priceless…

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS251

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#2 posted 09-22-2017 04:36 PM

Congratulations to your wife. Awesome accomplishment. You made a great frame to show it off. I love the inlaid maple. It contrasts beautifully with the walnut.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#3 posted 09-22-2017 04:37 PM

Very nice

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 09-22-2017 04:38 PM

What? Couldn’t hear you! Nice frame and Congratulations to Cindy. 2 Heros in the family, Doctor and Firefighter!

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#5 posted 09-22-2017 04:40 PM

Congratulations to your wife and a big compliment for your frame.
Thanks for sharing this.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#6 posted 09-22-2017 04:41 PM

Thanks guys.
Papadan, she’ll love to hear that you called her a hero.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#7 posted 09-22-2017 04:46 PM

It’s the truth, People who dedicate their lives to helping others are Heros. This old world need a lot more of them.

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#8 posted 09-22-2017 04:54 PM

Congratulation to her and very fine work with that frame. Crossed stripes look very nice.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 09-22-2017 05:40 PM

congratulations to your wife
now in your home stand two doctors
one is your wife and one of wood doctor

-- bambi

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#10 posted 09-22-2017 05:44 PM

Thanks Ivan and bambi.
“Doctor of wood” Lol.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#11 posted 09-22-2017 05:50 PM

Great frame makes the diploma stand out.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#12 posted 09-22-2017 06:23 PM

Bill, it looks even better with the diploma in it. With the woodwork you do, you really should have a certificate for ‘Doctor of Wood’, as bambi said.

-- Mistakes are what pave the road to perfection

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#13 posted 09-22-2017 06:25 PM

Thanks Bob and Bruce. I thought the same thing. The gold lettering on the diploma really works with the maple.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#14 posted 09-22-2017 07:29 PM

Congratulations Cindy.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#15 posted 09-22-2017 08:00 PM

Great job Bill. Worthy of a Doctors office and a special diploma !!

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- http://www.jmh-limited-editions.com/home.html --

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