Flora's Frame

preserving memories for lifetimes
 

challenge

Using a given piece of Purple Heart hardwood, construct a shadowbox style frame for a 20" x 20" painting of Flora, my client's late grandmother. 

solution & features

A shadowbox style frame with CNC engraving created by my client. Tung oil finish to highlight beautiful grain. Secured with four screws drilled into the canvas from behind.

process​

- Meet with client to determine project scope and constraints

- Brainstorm frame concepts aligning with project requirements

- Synthesize a final concept with client feedback

- Plan cuts for the single piece of given lumber

- Cut, assemble, and finish

contributions

Solo freelance woodworking project. Performed all steps of process.

skills developed

Client relations, design sketching, low-fidelity mockups, navigating resource constraints, fabrication, woodworking.

© 2020 Christian Braun

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