Made my first normal picture frame yesterday. Normal, as in 45° corners. It's ID 24" x 14" . Son bought a beach scene from a street painter in San Diego last week. He brought up some very weathered 2x4s so, we used them. The frame pieces are about 1 1/4" square after ripping and planing. We left the weathered surface on the faces and out side edges. But, the raw fir shows on the inside edges. He thinks he'll burn it all over and might try soshugi ban when he gets it home.
He'll pin nail the corners. What ever floats his boat. It's his frame.
Tomorrow, Phyl, the two grandkids and I start prepping the front decks for it's renewal coat of oil. This will be only its 2nd renewal in 12 years. Sikkens is great stuff. Hope to have it done by Tuesday. Wednesday, we'll take the kids to an even more remote cabin up in the mountains for three days. Do some trail riding, Elk spotting, maybe some fishing. Won't get back in the shop til friday...maybe. Then Saturday, we'll meet the kids' parents half way between here and Tucson to give them back their offspring.
It'll be Sunday before I can really get back at it...if I can remember where I left off.