She knows she is having a girl, hence the pink :) The wood is 16” x 16” and the white frame is 5” x 7”.
I have never made one of these before and I learned some lessons along the way.
1st lesson, don’t buy laminated wood. When I drilled the holes to cut out the hole for the frame, the veneer splintered to bits. Next time I will buy solid wood.
2nd lesson, buy solid wood, then I won’t have to iron on banding, saving me a whole lot of sanding.
And the 3rd and final lesson is to pay attention to the directions on the bottle of gorilla glue. It really does expand 3 to 4 times it’s size.
The opening of the frame is 4” x 5” where she will be able to put a picture of her baby. After the baby is born, I will personalize it with her name and date of birth at the bottom.
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