DIY Sea Turtle Picture Frame

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How to easily make a DIY Sea Turtle shaped nautical picture frame
This unique nautical photo frame is easy to make!
First step is to draw outline on a piece of 1 inch pine. We used a drill to make a few holes so jig saw could start inside cut.
Cut out the inside opening for the photo.
Then flip the wood over and using a router cut a lip about 1/4 inch deep. I just free handed this. You will not see and rough spots because its the back of the frame.
Then using a jig saw cut out the outside shape of the sea turtle.
I used a angle grinder with a flap sanding wheel to smooth out all of the edges. A sander would also work.
Texture can be added to the sea turtles fins with a dremel grinder.
Using the same dremel grinder with a cut off wheel make the line for the sea turtles mouth.
The frame can be either stained or painted.
I used the same cut off wheel and dremel grinder to cut plexi glass to fit. Then cut a cardboard backer to hold the photo in place. ***Check out short How-to video posted above to see every aspect of the build*** If you like the video please give it a thumbs up and subscribe to my DIY Youtube channel.

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