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How to make a picture frame from a window sash «»
Figuring that many of you would love a picture frame like Leslie’s for your home, I set about gathering the materials and creating a step-by-step. First, I found a window: a 1920s casement with six panes. Then I hit the craft-supply store. Rather than mounting my photos directly behind the glass, I picked up precut sage-green mats to add more depth.
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    Tools List

    • chisel-tip paintbrush
      Paintbrush
      (or rag) for sealing the finish
    • 12-inch stainless steel ruler
      Ruler
    • utility knife
      Utility knife
      or paper cutter
    • wirestripper
      Pliers

    Shopping List

    Polyurethane to seal painted sashes

    Beeswax to coat bare-wood sashes

    Window cleaner

    Photo mats precut to fit the photo sizes2-inch paper tape for framing

    2 eye hooks

    Picture wire