Multi Photo Frame With Insane Lap Joints
Multi photo frame with insane lap joints is post about For The Home bookmarked by charlie with ID 13171585362 was uploaded on 03-02-2019 and has been viewed 281,969 times.
In this Art & Design episode, I wanted to challenge myself to creating a unique photo frame with lots, and I mean lots, of interlocking lap joints.The result is awesome, but it was quite a struggle getting to that point! The main challenge is that for this to work, there is no room for error.
The measurements for all the lap joints must be exact.If you are off a slight amount, it will become magnified throughout the rest of the frame.I made a crucial error by not measuring the thickness of the walnut boards I was using.
I assumed they were 3/4″, but in actuality they were about 1/16″ thicker.Without accounting for this, my detailed plan measurements would be off.I began by ripping a bunch of strips to so they were square rods.
(Make sure they are 3/4″ if you use my plans!) I cut all of the pieces to length using my table saw sled for accuracy.For even more, accuracy, I marked the cuts with a knife instead of a pencil.Then I labeled the length of each piece with chalk so I could easily identify each one.
I ran a series of tests to precisely dial-in the...