HOW TO MAKE DIY PRESSED PLANT FRAME
When I was designing my room I was really struggling coming up with a way to fill the space above my headboard. I dreamed up an idea that would allow the wall to be the backdrop but still have a high impact! I give you my “Pressed Plant Frames”!
How to Make DIY Pressed Plant Framed Art
Step 1. Rip Boards
“Ripping” a board basically means that you are going to cut it length wise. This is typically done on a table saw.
“Dados” are grooves or trenches cut into a board, typically they are used for holding shelves, or in this case glass panes. I cut my dado (trenches) 3/8″ deep.
Step 2. Cut Dados
Step 3: Miters
Again, the measurement you use will vary based on your glass size! I am using a 16″x 20″ pane of glass and will be basing the measurements off of that.
Step 4: Assembly
Next I partially assembled the frames. I began by using wood glue on the corners. Using wood glue will allow it to hold up long term.
Step 5: Removable Top Piece
For the top piece we prep it a little differently. In the very top back corner, we are going to use a counter sink bit and drill out counter sink holes.
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