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Project by bake posted 425 days ago 501 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My Wife saw this at one of the big box stores and had to have one. They wanted $80-$150 depending on the size.
This one was made entirely from scraps except I had to buy a new can of primer and paint, about $9.
It holds 14 4”x 6” prints, they just slide into a saw kerf in the molding strips.
It is approximately 14” x 40”.
Painted with shellac based primer and flat black spray paint.
The back is a hardboard bead-board that comes pre-primed that was left over from my daughters bedroom remodel, all trim moldings were made on the router table from scraps of alder or soft maple that I had salvaged from a local cabinet shop.
Now my Wife says this is going to go to her mom for her birth day, and that she wants me to make several more for her.
She’s killing me this much ( ) at a time;)

The snapshots are some custom leather work that I have done and a Mule Deer Expo/ Taxidermy show I helped with.

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 425 days ago

Nice thought, great work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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sedcokid

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#2 posted 425 days ago

Great Project there bake! Great Idea too!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Billinmich

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#3 posted 425 days ago

great project.Can I steal it,wife would really like something like this

-- Bill in Mich

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Jaysen

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#4 posted 425 days ago

This is gorgeous! Really great idea. How many hours do you think you had in it? Did you create the profile on the pic rails or was that existing already?

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bake

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#5 posted 424 days ago

Jaysen,
I have about 3-4 hours in it. I was designing it as I went from memory of what I had seen. I made all profiles on my router table.

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.

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jim65

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#6 posted 424 days ago

great idea! nice work

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 423 days ago

A great display area for beautiful photos like yours. Great job!

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Jaysen

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#8 posted 422 days ago

Wow! Half a day into it is not bad at all. Nice work.

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