pallet wood rustic picture frames

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Project by FredIV posted 03-17-2012 03:26 AM 81583 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

a good friend of mine asked me to make her some rustic style picture frames. so i took apart a pallet (i believe it was pine). i ripped down to size, roughed it up a little more, gave it a coat of stain and white paint and left the original nail holes. it was a fun little project that i completed in a couple of hours. i really enjoyed staining and painting all within the same hour to help achieve the intended look. other than ensuring that the pieces were square, nothing had to be perfect. this was a very enjoyable little project.

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#1 posted 03-17-2012 03:45 AM

They look good, rustic weathered wood has so much character, some people just don’t see it, I see it and it’s beautiful. Nice job.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#2 posted 03-17-2012 03:56 AM

Great job and the cost is reasonable

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#3 posted 03-17-2012 05:39 AM

Great frames! I made one from a pallet just like it, just didn’t stain it. Sealed it with poly. I love how much character they have.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#4 posted 03-17-2012 02:23 PM

thanks guys. next up pallet wood spice rack. :)

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#5 posted 03-17-2012 05:13 PM

Looks great. Nice work.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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#6 posted 03-17-2012 10:29 PM

great rustic look, you nailed it

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#7 posted 05-24-2012 10:19 PM

nice work

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