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Farmhouse Wood Siding Frames

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A couple of weeks ago I was given the opportunity to rescue treasures from an old farmhouse. This is my 5th project from that scavenging trip and this time I'm using a few pieces of some chippy paint wood siding to make a couple of fun frames.
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For the glass and backing I’m pairing the wood siding with a couple of Ribba frames from IKEA.
I’ve used the Ribba frames for a couple of other DIY frames because they’re inexpensive, the perfect amount of chunkiness and plain.
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Use a miter saw to cut perfect 45 degree angles.  I like to cut my pieces just a bit too long then pare off a tiny bit until my corners all match up.
  • farmhouse wood siding frames
Cut a thin backing board just a tiny bit smaller than the frame so nothing will be sticking out.  

While the molding is down outline the middle space  and the perimeter.  Cut with a jigsaw.
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Use the interior frame line as a guide then cut 1/4 inch further inside the line.  You want to leave a lip to sit your Ribba frame on.
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Use builders adhesive to attach.
  • farmhouse wood siding frames
I painted the  Ribba frame with a cream color paint so it wasn’t quite so white. The chippy farmhouse siding got a coat of wood glue mixed with water to preserve the chippy goodness.
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The backing was glued on with the builders adhesive but I did add a few more staples from the back just for good measure.

My hanger of choice are these Sawtooth Hangers.
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The only thing left to do is find your favorite photos.

Make sure you check out my other Ribba frames…   beadboard frame,  vintage molding and pallet wood,   printer blocks frame and  pallet wood frame. All oldies but goodies. 

To see more: http://scavengerchic.com/2017/04/06/farmhouse-wood-siding-frames/

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