how to make a pallet picture frame

How to Make a Pallet Picture Frame? Step by Step Guide

Hello readers, I hope you all are doing well. Today’s article is about pallet picture frame. I’m sharing a step-by-step guide on how to make a pallet picture frame in a day? First, take a look at the tools and materials you will need for this project.

how to make a pallet picture frame

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Tools & Materials for Pallet Picture Frame

These are the things you will need to make a DIY pallet picture frame

  • Nail guns
  • Compressor 
  • Glue
  • Glass cutter
  • Table saw
  • Miter saw 
  • Picture frame mat
  • Picture hanger

Step-1:

how to make a pallet picture frame

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First, I separated the pallet wood of the same size and thickness. Usually, you won’t find pallet woods with the same thickness or size. But I was lucky enough.

Step-2:

homemade pallet picture frame

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I took all the boards and pass them through the thickness planer machine. This was necessary, to make sure that all the boards are in the same size and length.

Step-3:

wood pallet picture frame

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With the help of a table saw, I cut the wood according to the size of the picture frame I needed.

Step-4:

wooden pallet picture frame

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I cut the rabbet according to the frame size I needed. This was a bit difficult step but I did it successfully in the end. If you find it difficult, watch a tutorial on YouTube or see the pictures.

Step-5:

pallet picture frame DIY

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Next, I needed 45-degree angles to make up the picture frame. It was easy and I used a table saw for this step. You won’t find any difficulties in cutting 45-degree angles for the picture frame.

Step-6:

pallet wood picture frame ideas

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Now the hard work has been done and it’s time to join all the pieces together. I assembled all the pieces and glue them. Also, I used the brad nails to make sure that all the pieces are secure.

Step-7:

pallet picture frame ideas

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The frame was ready and I used sandpaper to smooth all the surfaces of the frame. Then I sprayed the frame with my favorite color. You can use a paintbrush to paint the frame but I recommend the spray as it’s easy to do.

Step-8: Next, I needed glass for the picture frame. It was the most difficult step of pallet picture frame DIY. If you do not have the tools for cutting the glass, then buy a glass from a nearby shop.

Step-9:

pallet picture frame DIY

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I purchased a mat according to my frame size and add it to the frame. The work has done and my frame was ready.

Step-10:

pallet picture frame

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The last step was securing the frame with brackets. I took some small pieces of wood and used them to secure the frame. It was an easy step and I did it easily.

Wooden pallet picture frame

Now you know the 10 easy steps on how to make a pallet picture frame? It’s all easy, see the pictures for help. Add your favorite picture to the frame and hang it on the room’s wall.

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