HOW TO MAKE A Basic Image Body

How to make a very simple image body. This move by stage tutorial shows you how to make plywood and plexiglass frames to display screen pictures or fun holiday break printables!&nbsp

These are genuinely fun to make and display screen your favored pictures, printables.

Or you can make them as a gift!

Diy Tailor made Picture Frames

I am making use of these with Christmas&nbspprintables for now but these will eventually go on the white wall opposite the&nbspcolorful accent wall in the youngsters&rsquo room.

With all that coloration going on, I required to deliver in some heat wooden tones. but we have a really distinctive set of newborn pics of the little ones that have been in their space permanently! I questioned them if they needed me to change them out but the two unanimously agreed they nevertheless wanted them!

We had been working with basic white Ikea frames so I resolved to use this prospect to create entertaining frames and also use up some scrap plywood in the system. (There is a thing about the fulfillment you get from using scrap wooden&hellip)

The images can be very easily switched out by just using off individuals screws! I extra some succulent printables just for enjoyment.

Rustoleum sent me their white and black wood grain enhancer to consider out and I enjoy the effect it adds.

Choose a glance nearer! It&rsquos very awesome!&nbsp

Components essential to make the straightforward photo frame:

  • Plywood &ndash cut to size. I applied eight&Primex10&Prime

  • Plexiglass&nbsp&ndash lower to sizing. I used 7&Primex9&Prime

  • Masking tape

  • &frac34&rdquo wooden screws

  • Stain of your decision &ndash I used&nbspGolden Oak by Varathane

  • White wood grain enhancer

  • Black wooden grain enhancer

  • Metal brush

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

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

  • Drill

  • Screwdriver

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

Building the frames is quite very simple and straightforward. Nevertheless, I acquired a couple of factors doing the job with plexiglass for the to start with time. I have highlighted that underneath. Just fork out interest to people and building these display frames will be a snap!

Listed here is the full online video tutorial on how t make the frames. This Site composed recommendations adhere to.

How to make the wooden and plexiglass frames &ndash

Phase 1 &ndash&nbspStart by staining the plywood in the color of your choice. I applied Golden Oak due to the fact it intently matches the Hardwood flooring in the area.Step 2 &ndash&nbspIf you are utilizing the grain enhancer, wipe the surface area with drinking water to assistance pop the grain. When the surface area is nonetheless wet, scrub it with the steel brush.&nbspThis is pretty critical to get the grain enhancer to do the job.&nbspPhase three &ndash&nbspOnce the area is dried, wipe it well and apply the wooden grain enhancer&nbspagainst the grain. Wipe it off soon after a handful of minutes with a gentle hand in the similar path you utilized it.

Step 4 &ndash&nbspGet your plexiglass ready. To minimize the plexiglass, you can use a straight edge and a box cutter to rating 7-8 times and snap. It creates a very cleanse lower. I wanted to make 4 of the frames so I determined to convey out my&nbspBladeRunner X2&nbspwhich assisted make the approach a little bit faster.Move five &ndash&nbspMeasure the location&nbspand place the plexiglass on the plywood. I utilised masking tape to keep it in its spot. Then I measured and marked the spots for the screws.

Step six &ndash&nbspUse a drill bit that is large ample for the screw to go by easily. I made use of a five/32&Prime.&nbspDrill&nbspvery bit by bit! The masking tape retains the plexiglass from cracking. The moment you strike the wood on the base, you will sense resistance. Quit when you have established a pilot hole in the wood.Action seven &ndash&nbspPlace the photograph or printable on the plywood. Use double-sided tape to hold it in put. Take away protective masking from the plexiglass and attach with the wooden screw. It is important&nbspto use a manual screwdriver&nbspso you have control on the stress and how considerably the screw goes. If not, you can finish up cracking the plexiglass.

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

The wood grain enhancer adds a cool effect! I made use of the black wood grain enhancer on two and the white on two.

I can&rsquot come to a decision if I like the black much more&hellipOr the white&hellip&nbsp

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