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Frame for a painting

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Project by AaronSKuehn posted 07-03-2012 02:49 AM 1004 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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Bobmedic

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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.

-- Save lives, ease suffering, reduce morbidity and mortality, stomp out pestilence and disease, postpone the inevitable, and fake compassion. The Paramedics Creed

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AaronSKuehn

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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.

-- Aaron

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

Great frame for a great painting!

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rance

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

Well done.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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Roger

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

Really nice painting enclosed by a very fine frame.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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