LumberJocks

Scrap*box Picture Frames for the Grandparents

  • Advertise with us
Project by woodshaver Tony C posted 01-14-2013 08:45 PM 1942 views 10 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just two simple picture frames. Made with some cut-offs from my over flowing scrap bin.
Cherry with Maple corners. 8 1/2” X 7 1/4” with a lacquer finish. in the photo is my wife’s parents and Our son with his wife and our two Granddaughters. I’m still waiting on a better picture to put in them. This one is a bit grainy!
Thanks for peeking in!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!





14 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

116566 posts in 3412 days


#1 posted 01-14-2013 08:52 PM

Great job that’s a really cool design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View albachippie's profile

albachippie

772 posts in 2870 days


#2 posted 01-14-2013 09:00 PM

A great design there. Nothing better than a cool project from the scrap pile!

Thanks for sharing,

Garry

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland

View Marcus's profile

Marcus

1161 posts in 1855 days


#3 posted 01-14-2013 09:09 PM

Wow, I really like these. I see a future for a pile of freshly made scraps now.

View jaykaypur's profile

jaykaypur

4017 posts in 2243 days


#4 posted 01-14-2013 10:04 PM

These are really nice frames and a unique design. Good job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

View steve's profile

steve

363 posts in 1828 days


#5 posted 01-14-2013 10:36 PM

great idea, and design..I have sooo many scrap pieces, I believe you’ve givin me a mission, thanks

-- steve/USA

View luv2learn's profile

luv2learn

2682 posts in 2138 days


#6 posted 01-15-2013 01:05 AM

Super cool design buddy. A great way to reduce the scrap all the while creating beautiful objects.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

View  woodshaver Tony C   's profile

woodshaver Tony C

5538 posts in 3188 days


#7 posted 01-15-2013 01:35 AM

Thanks everone for the nice comments.

Lee, Now Iv’e got to find another project to do so I can get my scrap pile down even more. My scrap box it overflowing!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

View FloridaArt's profile

FloridaArt

841 posts in 3133 days


#8 posted 01-15-2013 02:10 AM

Perfect. As my wife would say, “Wow, these look as good as the ones in the store!”

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

View kiefer's profile

kiefer

5579 posts in 2502 days


#9 posted 01-15-2013 03:44 AM

Hi Tony
I Like the design and would like to know how you joined the corners .
Great job of scrap selection for this and even put on your brand I like that .

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

View  woodshaver Tony C   's profile

woodshaver Tony C

5538 posts in 3188 days


#10 posted 01-15-2013 03:57 AM

Kiefer,
The little square corners are only 1/2” thick and about 1 1/2 ” square so I just used some yellow Titebond and light clamping and they hold up well. I have made 4 frames like this in the past two years and so far they are all still intact with no fails. I was going to put a spline in them but decide to try a it without. They hold up ok! But I wouldn’t want to drop one! They just sit on our mantel so I guess they are safe!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

View Krudwig's profile

Krudwig

51 posts in 1849 days


#11 posted 01-15-2013 05:20 AM

I really need a better scrap pile! It’s amazing to me stuff that comes from the scrap bin. Nice job !
Larry

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11362 posts in 2011 days


#12 posted 01-15-2013 03:49 PM

Simple but really looks good with the beautiful wood grain. Great use of the scraps

—www.sawblade.com

View Roger's profile

Roger

20874 posts in 2639 days


#13 posted 01-16-2013 12:49 PM

Very nice Tony.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

View cosmicturner's profile

cosmicturner

403 posts in 3230 days


#14 posted 01-18-2013 02:08 PM

Great work Tony beautiful design, and good use of material, and a great looking family, you are a wealthy man and a real good guy, thanks for sharing and I look forward to seeing more of your work

-- Cosmicturner

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com