Made some frames for the jig saw puzzles

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03-10-2015 03:12 PM

Topic tags/keywords: we like to pass some of the winter time doing jig saw puzzles we like to buy the ones that look good in a frame for our house cutting down a 1x4 for the frame and a gluing the puzzle to some card board we end up with a very good picture for those bare wal cheap cedar is good enough for the frame i usually stain the frame to go with the colors in the pictures

-- halfacre, Breckenridge, Tx

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#1 posted 04-14-2015 08:04 AM

Very nice.

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#2 posted 04-14-2015 05:18 PM

1/2, I like the frame to picture color matching .. especially the red one. Nice job.

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#3 posted 04-15-2015 02:34 PM

That’s actually one of my on going projects – nice job and thanks for showing your stuff

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#4 posted 04-15-2015 05:06 PM

I finished the Kincade puzzle. I used cedar wood with a white glaze then before it set up I sprinkled glitter on it then shot a few coats of clear lacquer.

I think the frame ties in to the picture sorta…

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#5 posted 04-15-2015 05:11 PM

That one piece down towards the the bottom was missing so I made a piece out of formica, which is close to the same thickness of the puzzle then painted it before I covered the puzzle with Elmer’s white glue. Always use white glue cause it will dry satin an have no reflections. Can you see the piece I made?

-- halfacre, Breckenridge, Tx

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