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8 x 10 picture frames from pecan log

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Project by Scott posted 06-21-2018 08:08 PM 397 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend gave me some pecan logs from his firewood pile, so I turned some into picture frames. First I used a hatchet and sledge to split off some pieces, then I planed a flat side. After that I could use the chop saw to cut out the frames. In photo 4 you see the base that I use to keep things stable. In photo 5 it shows that I use boards on the left and right of the work piece to hold it in place, in addition to a small board that I use to hold it down. Finished with antique linseed oil.

-- Scott in North Carolina





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UncleBuck

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#1 posted 06-21-2018 08:50 PM

lot of work but they turned out beautiful great job using what was going to be heat.

-- Terry Uncle Buck Carvins "woodworking minus patience equals firewood "

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 06-21-2018 11:29 PM



lot of work but they turned out beautiful great job using what was going to be heat.

- UncleBuck


Rescue at it’s finest.

Great job on both the frames and the wood rescue too!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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therealSteveN

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#3 posted 06-22-2018 12:04 AM

My Uncle used to say, a Sows ear into a silk purse. Nice save.

Thanks for posting.

-- Think safe, be safe

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