Home Project Rather Than Buy The Same Standard Picture Frames That Everyone Has On Their Wall Learn How To Make Your Own And A World Of Possibilities Will Present Itself To You
Home project rather than buy the same standard picture frames that everyone has on their wall learn how to make your own and a world of possibilities will present itself to you is bookmark about Magazine bookmarked by cecil with ID 13131728457 was uploaded on 16-03-2019 and has been viewed 374,582 times.
Build Your Own Picture Frames Photos by Bill Perry A few years ago, an aunt lent me an album filled photos of our family dating back several generations.Charmed by the quaint poses and changes in dress, I scanned the photos, intending to make digital prints to frame and display.
All went well until I looked into the cost of framing.I'm not down on framing shops - everybody has to make a living - but I was shocked to discover I couldn't afford more than a fraction of the number of frames I wanted.
That prompted me to learn how to do it myself.It turned out to be not that tough, so to help you get started I'll pass along a few tips that I picked up along the way.Your first step is wood selection.
Take your time here and be a bit picky.You can use almost any straight-grained hardwood or softwood, but be sure it's well dried and stable.You don't want your frame twisting and warping.Practice restraint with wildly figured woods: they can compete with the artwork for visual attention.
They're also much harder to mill and finish.Also, be wary of resinous woods like pine, which can...