LumberJocks

Pin Trader board/frame

  • Advertise with us
Project by CoolDavion posted 1314 days ago 1044 views 7 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these boards/frames for my daughters for Christmas.

When we were at Disney we got into the pin trading craze. These frames will allow them to store and display their favorites.

Details:
Frames made of Poplar stained with minwax black poly shades.
Sub frame was made of some scrap wood I had.
The boards are 2 layers of foam board on a 1/4” ply backer and then wrapped with some white cloth.
The Disney logo was made on my scroll saw out of 1/4” MDF
The glass is 10” by 12”

-- Do or do not, there is no try!





7 comments so far

View clieb91's profile

clieb91

3253 posts in 2538 days


#1 posted 1314 days ago

They look great.You did a very nice job with the logo. Are they basically a shadow box type? A display for the family’s pin collection is on my to do list.

CtL

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

View CoolDavion's profile (online now)

CoolDavion

382 posts in 2427 days


#2 posted 1314 days ago

CtL

I added a couple extra pictures it, yes it would be a shadow box type of construction.

To do the logo, I googled it and took the largest I could find and sized down to size and printed it out. Then I covered the MDF blank with blue painter’s tape and glued the image to it and cut it out. I had to connect a couple of the letters so it would be one piece.

When my wife say it she said she thought it would have been bigger, and won’t hold all of their pins, well now I have a reason to make another couple of frames.

-- Do or do not, there is no try!

View twokidsnosleep's profile

twokidsnosleep

1063 posts in 1577 days


#3 posted 1314 days ago

Great scroll work!

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

14830 posts in 1792 days


#4 posted 1314 days ago

Nice frames, The scrool work looks great. The color really makes the frames come alive. Well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

View CoolDavion's profile (online now)

CoolDavion

382 posts in 2427 days


#5 posted 1314 days ago

Thanks guys, the scrolling was my first project with my scroll saw., learned a lot. Like don’t stop on big sweeping curves, one of the D had a slight flat spot I needed to sand out.
I went with red, black and white to because of the colors of Mickey Mouse.

-- Do or do not, there is no try!

View StevenAntonucci's profile

StevenAntonucci

355 posts in 2541 days


#6 posted 1314 days ago

I might just have to swipe that idea… we have 4 lanyards full of pins…

-- Steven

View CoolDavion's profile (online now)

CoolDavion

382 posts in 2427 days


#7 posted 1313 days ago

@Steve, swipe away.

I already have plans for other frames, based on the set(s) that everyone has collected.

-- Do or do not, there is no try!

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase