Frame for a painting

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Project by AaronSKuehn posted 07-03-2012 at 02:49 AM 976 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We bought a painting a while ago to go above our sofa. It needed a frame…and now it has one.

-- Aaron

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#1 posted 07-03-2012 at 04:51 AM

Great job on the frame, what kind of wood did you use. I have been commissioned to build a frame for a painting of similar size and I am trying to figure out what wood would be the best and how to finish it.

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#2 posted 07-03-2012 at 05:07 AM

@Bobmedic: it’s from Home Depot. The label was “select whitewood.” Based on how it smelled during cutting, I’m saying it’s pine. It was 1x material that I doubled up to get the thickness I needed.

-- Aaron

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#3 posted 07-03-2012 at 06:24 AM

Great frame for a great painting!

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#4 posted 07-03-2012 at 06:40 AM

Well done.

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#5 posted 07-03-2012 at 09:56 PM

Really nice painting enclosed by a very fine frame.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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