HOW TO MAKE A Uncomplicated Photo Frame

HOW TO MAKE A Uncomplicated Photo Frame

How to make a straightforward photograph body. This move by step tutorial exhibits you how to make plywood and plexiglass frames to screen photographs or entertaining holiday break printables!&nbsp

These are actually enjoyable to make and display screen your favourite images, printables.

Or you can make them as a gift!

Do-it-yourself Custom Image Frames

I am applying these with Xmas&nbspprintables for now but these will ultimately go on the white wall opposite the&nbspcolorful accent wall in the little ones&rsquo room.

With all that coloration going on, I preferred to bring in some warm wood tones. but we have a quite particular set of little one shots of the youngsters that have been in their place eternally! I requested them if they needed me to alter them out but the two unanimously agreed they nonetheless desired them!

We had been using plain white Ikea frames so I resolved to use this chance to develop pleasurable frames and also use up some scrap plywood in the method. (There is anything about the gratification you get from employing scrap wooden&hellip)

The pictures can be quickly switched out by just getting off those screws! I additional some succulent printables just for enjoyable.

Rustoleum sent me their white and black wood grain enhancer to attempt out and I like the influence it adds.

Get a appear closer! It&rsquos really neat!&nbsp

Supplies necessary to make the uncomplicated image frame:

  • Plywood &ndash reduce to dimension. I utilised eight&Primex10&Prime

  • Plexiglass&nbsp&ndash lower to dimension. I utilised 7&Primex9&Prime

  • Masking tape

  • &frac34&rdquo wood screws

  • Stain of your choice &ndash I made use of&nbspGolden Oak by Varathane

  • White wooden grain enhancer

  • Black wood grain enhancer

  • Metal brush

  • Straight edge and box cutter &ndash to slash the Plexiglass

  • (optional)&nbspBladeRunner X2&nbsp&ndash to cut the Plexiglass

  • Drill

  • Screwdriver

If you are a visible individual like me, listed here are the proportions &ndash&nbsp

Generating the frames is fairly simple and straightforward. However, I acquired a couple factors functioning with plexiglass for the very first time. I have highlighted that beneath. Just pay interest to all those and building these display frames will be a snap!

Right here is the whole video tutorial on how t make the frames. The complete composed guidance follow.

How to make the wood and plexiglass frames &ndash

Step 1 &ndash&nbspStart by staining the plywood in the colour of your selection. I utilised Golden Oak due to the fact it closely matches the Hardwood flooring in the home.Action two &ndash&nbspIf you are making use of the grain enhancer, wipe the floor with water to enable pop the grain. When the surface is still moist, scrub it with the metal brush.&nbspThis is incredibly important to get the grain enhancer to function.&nbspStage three &ndash&nbspOnce the area is dried, wipe it perfectly and utilize the wood grain enhancer&nbspfrom the grain. Wipe it off immediately after a handful of minutes with a light-weight hand in the exact same direction you used it.

Move four &ndash&nbspGet your plexiglass prepared. To slash the plexiglass, you can use a straight edge and a box cutter to rating 7-8 instances and snap. It makes a fairly clear reduce. I needed to make four of the frames so I decided to bring out my&nbspBladeRunner X2&nbspwhich assisted make the course of action a little bit more quickly.Stage 5 &ndash&nbspMeasure the location&nbspand put the plexiglass on the plywood. I employed masking tape to keep it in its location. Then I measured and marked the spots for the screws.

Action six &ndash&nbspUse a drill little bit that is massive ample for the screw to go as a result of easily. I utilized a 5/32&Primary.&nbspDrill&nbspvery slowly! The masking tape retains the plexiglass from cracking. After you strike the wood on the bottom, you will sense resistance. Stop when you have established a pilot hole in the wood.Step 7 &ndash&nbspPlace the picture or printable on the plywood. Use double-sided tape to hold it in spot. Take away protecting masking from the plexiglass and attach with the wooden screw. It is essential&nbspto use a manual screwdriver&nbspso you have manage on the tension and how much the screw goes. If not, a fantastic read can conclude up cracking the plexiglass.

&nbspAdd Sawtooth hangers on the back and hang&nbspthem up!&nbsp

The wooden grain enhancer provides a amazing impact! I made use of the black wood grain enhancer on two and the white on two.

I can&rsquot determine if I like the black more&hellipOr the white&hellip&nbsp