A few months ago, I was doing some housework and came across an ad for a wood frame.
I thought it would be a nice way to show my appreciation for a piece of furniture that I would otherwise be stuck with.
I picked out the wood frame for $100 and then set to work.
I began by cutting the wood to size.
Then I started by making the frame, which takes about six hours to create.
It took about 20 minutes to cut the pieces together and about an hour to assemble the frame.
The final step was to attach the wood pieces to the frame using a pair of clamps and bolts.
The clamps are about 10 inches long, the bolts are about 1 inch long, and the clamps have a handle that can hold the piece upright for about 20 feet.
Once I got everything together, I went over to my local hardware store and purchased three of the clamp sets.
For the first three clamps, I used a piece from an old couch and the wood for the second set.
The third clamp I used was a wooden dowel from my kitchen.
When I finished the wood frames, I took them to a local craft store and picked out a second wood frame that I could use for the other two.
After making the two wooden frames, it was time to add the clamping hardware.
To do this, I purchased a couple of pieces of wood.
One piece is about a foot in diameter and is 1/2 inch thick.
The other is a bit longer than the first one and is about 3/4 inch thick, so the clams are a little too long.
Here’s the setup for the first wood frame: The second wood clamps I chose this one because it has a larger diameter and weighs a little less.
The first one weighed about 1/4 of an inch and was about 4 inches tall.
There are two bolts holding the clamped pieces together.
The bottom of the first clamp holds the two pieces in place while the top of the second clamp is used to tighten the clam.
In the second wood piece, I had to use a bit of duct tape to keep the two clamps from coming apart.
So far, so good!
I then used a clamp clamp and some clamps to attach both pieces together using the second piece.
This is the second wooden frame I used to attach a second piece of wood to the first.
Next, I cut a hole in the second and made sure it would fit in.
A piece of tape will come out of the bottom of each clamp clamp.
Now that the second frame is in place, it’s time to attach it to the wooden frame.
It’s a bit tricky to attach because the wood is a little stiff and the frame is a lot heavier than it needs to be.
First, I attach the first clamp to the second clamp using a piece that is about 1.5 inches in diameter.
Then, I use a clamps clamps clamp to attach each piece of the wood piece to the clums.
If you don’t have a clams clamps screwdriver, you can use a small piece of pliers.
Once you have the clangs attached, the wood part should be about 3 inches tall and about 1 foot in width.
Lastly, I can start to attach pieces of the frame to the wood.
The wood is about 4 and 1/8 inches in length and about 2 inches wide.
You’ll want to keep it straight.
As I mentioned above, this is the wood that is attached to the two wood frames.
Using the clogs clamp, I pull the wood down on the clumps and attach the two parts.
With the wood attached, I then clamp the second portion of the wooden piece onto the first piece of lumber and use a piece to attach to the top. All done!
Once the second bit is attached, it should look something like this: Now I can put the frame together.
And now, it looks like this…
It’s pretty easy to attach things to the metal frame.
I’m still working on this section.
I have a bunch of things that I need to add to this frame, but I’m pretty confident I can get this frame up and running.
Hope you enjoy this tutorial as much as I enjoyed building it.