Picture frame (reclaimed window)

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Project by Dadoo posted 05-28-2015 01:50 PM 564 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

We took in a trip to the Yellowstone Park area a couple years ago and the wife bought a calendar which she hoped to frame a couple of the pictures as a reminder of the trip. I found an old basement storm window and used it! First I carefully remove the old glass then take the frame apart. It is then repaired where necessary and glued back together. (Some of these old window frames wouldn’t support their own weight after awhile, so they need to be glued.) I replaced the glass panels, seating them in place with clear silicone. Topcoat with satin poly and get paid in cookies!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#1 posted 05-29-2015 01:27 AM

Nice Upcycling. Sounds like a good payment as well. Good to see some projects from you.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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