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We bought a painting a while ago to go above our sofa. It needed a frame…and now it has one.
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#1 posted 07-03-2012 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 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.
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#3 posted 07-03-2012 06:24 AM
Great frame for a great painting!
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#4 posted 07-03-2012 06:40 AM
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#5 posted 07-03-2012 09:56 PM
Really nice painting enclosed by a very fine frame.
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