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Walnut Picture Frame

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Project by DBoltz posted 09-09-2012 01:10 AM 651 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A buddy at work commissioned me to make a picture frame to hold his son’s picture. Made of walnut. Half lap joinery with a simple bevel for the decorative touch. I took the stand off of a cheap-o frame from the dollar store. Hammered it into the 1/8” plywood back. Works just fine. Finished with semi-gloss spray lacquer. Thanks for looking!

-- Dan, Virginia Beach





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 09-09-2012 02:56 AM

Nice frame, Dan!.
I like to use other pieces in my projects if they work. I have found a lot of cheap clip boards at flea markets, etc and plan to make some real neat ones when I get to doing inlays pretty good. I just use the top clip off the cheap ones!. You can’t buy the clip for what I get the boards for-25 cents or free!!
............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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DBoltz

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#2 posted 09-09-2012 01:21 PM

Thanks, Jim. I saw the clipboard pieces you can get from Lee Valley (I think) a while back. You are certainly right; buying the cheap-o’s to just repurpose one part can be cheaper than buying the kit. I’m all about repurposing to save a buck!

-- Dan, Virginia Beach

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