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Large Carved Frame #5: Final Clever Detail

326 days ago by Rex B | 1 comment »

The last thing to do for this frame was to figure out how it would hang on the wall. I noticed that it was the right size to take advantage of standard 32” stud spacing. I came up with an easy way to make pockets for screw heads without a keyhole router bit. This simply involves drilling a shallow hole with a forstner bit then plugging it with a reverse-counterbored chunk of wood. And it made hanging the frame really easy; all I had to do was put two screws in the studs 32” apart and make sure they were level. To finish the frame, my wife wanted a distressed look, so we began by staining it dark brown. After drying for about a week, we painted it whit...

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