Archive for March, 2018

3-D Picture Frame – Part I

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

A great way to display photographs is in a beautiful 3-D frame constructed from cabinet grade plywood and RevolutionPly®.  Below is a list of materials needed to complete this fun project. We began by measuring and tracing the dimensions of our frame onto a piece of 1/2″ cabinet grade plywood.  This thickness makes a sturdy […]

Family Tree Collage Frame – Part IV

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

The final stage in completing the family tree collage frame is decorating it and adding photographs.  We decided to add some leaves to accent our tree shaped frame.  Using a Cricut, different shades of green leaves were printed and cut.  After arranging them in the desired pattern, modpodge was applied to attach the leaves to […]

Family Tree Collage Frame – Part III

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

In continuation of the family tree collage frame, we are now ready to add paint or stain.  We decided to use a dark wood stain for the front and a brown paint on the backside of our frame.  While the frame was drying, pieces of acrylic were measured and cut to fit the openings for […]

Family Tree Collage Frame – Part II

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

After carefully measuring and tracing the patterns for the needed cuts, a drill was used to outline the cuts as a guide for the jigsaw blade.  The edges of the cuts were lightly sanded to smooth the surface.  On the backside of the frame a router was used to trim a 1/2″ outline around each […]

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