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#5881123 - 08/16/15 01:41 PM Built my first picture frame
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Well I've been building a lot of stuff lately and had a few things laying around I wanted to frame so I watched a couple youtube videos and decided to give it a try. First I had to build a couple jigs to make the process a little easier. First I built a mitre sled and then a spline jig. Mitre jig allowed me to get perfect 45 degree cuts and spline jig allowed me to reinforce the corners without nails or screws. I started with a 1x2 piece of oak and then I cut the notch in the back for the glass and and cardboard. Then I cut 1/8 inch grooves on the face of the wood to add a little character. Finished it off with some walnut stain and clear coat.

Jigs

Mitre sled

Spline jig


Gluing together with splines after initial glue up


Finished product for way cheaper than having a professional do it

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I could never repay you for the pleasure I've gotten out of your meat package.

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I Love the feel of wood.

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#5881125 - 08/16/15 01:41 PM Re: Built my first picture frame [Re: SapperTitan]
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Yes I know my grass looks terrible
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Originally Posted By: bill oxner
I could never repay you for the pleasure I've gotten out of your meat package.

Originally Posted By: phantom
I Love the feel of wood.

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#5881143 - 08/16/15 02:02 PM Re: Built my first picture frame [Re: SapperTitan]
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What grass?? grin

Looks good Sapper, now you are set up for frame production!
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#5881157 - 08/16/15 02:10 PM Re: Built my first picture frame [Re: SapperTitan]
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Thats great work sir
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#5881182 - 08/16/15 02:34 PM Re: Built my first picture frame [Re: SapperTitan]
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Frame looks good. As for your grass mine looks about the same.

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#5881185 - 08/16/15 02:35 PM Re: Built my first picture frame [Re: jorge]
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Originally Posted By: jorge
Thats great work sir


X2....Very Kool!
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#5881243 - 08/16/15 03:24 PM Re: Built my first picture frame [Re: SapperTitan]
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You did a great job up
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#5881354 - 08/16/15 04:54 PM Re: Built my first picture frame [Re: SapperTitan]
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Great job on the frame up My grass looks the same. I thought that was how grass was supposed to look in August confused2
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#5881385 - 08/16/15 05:22 PM Re: Built my first picture frame [Re: SapperTitan]
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That looks really good!
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#5881627 - 08/16/15 07:55 PM Re: Built my first picture frame [Re: SapperTitan]
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Thanks guys. I got a couple more things to frame so ill be busy with that for a while.
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Originally Posted By: bill oxner
I could never repay you for the pleasure I've gotten out of your meat package.

Originally Posted By: phantom
I Love the feel of wood.

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#5881794 - 08/16/15 09:12 PM Re: Built my first picture frame [Re: SapperTitan]
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Wow that looks great.

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#5881847 - 08/16/15 09:31 PM Re: Built my first picture frame [Re: SapperTitan]
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Looks great !!
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#5882024 - 08/17/15 05:18 AM Re: Built my first picture frame [Re: BuckRage]
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You did a great job up


Yes Sapper you did cheers
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#5882048 - 08/17/15 06:20 AM Re: Built my first picture frame [Re: SapperTitan]
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Nice job bud. Looks great
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#5882232 - 08/17/15 09:14 AM Re: Built my first picture frame [Re: SapperTitan]
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