Crafts

Adding Glass to a Nova Scotia Map

We recently sold another wood map of Nova Scotia. I just love the colors in this one. I know, I know…I say that about each one, but it’s true. The customer requested that glass be added. This will be a first for this type of project. Since it was already framed, it had to be taken apart and reframed. Here is the map we were going to tackle.

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Wood map of Nova Scotia

First things first, the frame had to be taken off. And as per usual, it was held on with nails and glue.

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Cross your fingers

Once the frame was off, we measured and placed our order for the glass. A couple of days later with glass in hand, Jim started building a new frame.

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We shall rebuild

He didn’t attach it to the map just yet. It had to be painted first.

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New frame

Now it was ready to be put back together. I swear there is glass in this next picture.

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Can you see the glass?

Maybe from this angle.

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Can you see it now?

Ok how about now…

wood map of NS
There it is

It looks interesting with the glass, a different look for sure. This one is headed to the Yukon. Probably a homesick Nova Scotian.

Later

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