Saturday, May 30, 2015

Wrench Frame

I wanted something a little unusual for Father's Day this year, so I came up with a rustic wrench frame.

What you will need:
4 Wrenchs - mine were all close to the same size.
1 Large bolt
Epoxy or glue

First, arrange the wrenches how you would like them for the frame.

I was going to use epoxy to hold the wrenches together, but my handy husband thought the frame would be more sturdy if he welded them together, so they are welded.

So, here is the tricky part - if you don't have a welder, it would be hard to attach the bolt to the back, so you could put it on an easel - I took a picture of it before the bolt was welded.

Then, spray paint the frame until you like the color.

I used some epoxy on the top and bottom of a piece of cardboard and attached it to the frame.  This makes a pocket for you to slide your picture in.

I guess my husband won't be suprised, because he helped, but I still think I makes a nice gift!

What are you doing for Father's Day this year?

Thanks for stopping by!

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  1. What a great idea to use a wrench, how creative are you! I think if I
    started to do that sort of craft work, my husband would be following me
    up to his back shed and keeping an eye on his tools. lol
    Cheers, Anita.

  2. So creative!! I love it :) I'm your newest follower--

  3. Hi, Brenda! That is utterly awesome!

  4. This would be an awesome gifts for dads!

  5. no clue if my other comment published but this is such a great father's day gift and I'm in love with all of your posts! You have a new follower from me ♥ xo Christal

  6. Great idea! This would certainly be a unique gift. :)

  7. Brenda - This is awesome!! You are so creative! Perfect for the handyman Dad!
    Thanks for sharing with us at Brag About It!

  8. What a creative use of old wrenches - just perfect for Father's Day. Thank you for sharing at Share It One More Time. Cathy

  9. Great idea! Thanks for linking up! #bloggersbrag

  10. This is such a clever idea! Pinning!

  11. so cool and very clever, love it!!

  12. This is fabulous, dear Brenda! This is something my dad and husband would enjoy. Thanks for the wonderful idea and thank you for sharing with Roses of Inspiration. Happy weekend!

  13. How very clever and creative! Thank you for sharing this on the Art of Home-Making Mondays :)

  14. This isx beyond perfect for Father's Day! Love the creativity! :-) Thank you so much for sharing this on Making Memories Mondays! :-)

  15. Hi there
    Just stopped by to let you know that I featured this on my Saturday Spotlilght post this week!
    Saturday Spotlight
    Thanks again for linking up! Hope you have a great weekend!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  16. What a clever frame. I think I might just try to make one of these for Father's Day.

  17. This is so creative, Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop. Watch for your feature on Monday xo

  18. I absolutely love this! Thanks for sharing it with us. Pinned and tweeted. I hope to see you tomorrow night at 7 pm. We can't wait to party with you! Lou Lou Girls

  19. Great idea! I hope I can find some old wrenches.

    Crafty Journal

  20. So fun and it would be a perfect gift! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  21. Hi Friend, thanks for sharing your inspiring post at Friday Favorites! Love the frame!! I really hope to see you at our next party! Hugs - Christine @ Must Love Home

  22. Thank you for joining Idea Box !
    Your post has been featured :)


  23. What a great and creative idea! Featuring when my link party opens tonight!

  24. Thanks for sharing wrench frame..very cool, at my last Fabulous Friday Party, I have been in Italy and just got back and ready to Party again, hope to see you at my party this weekend, starts tonight and goes until next week! Hugs Maria

  25. A wrench is used for fastening and loosening of nuts and bolts. A basic wrench is limited in the function where it cannot be used to perform heavy duty operations