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  • GiddyUp994 replied to the topic 'Best wood for frame?' in the forum.
    Hi.
    You have a few good choices in hard woods that you can consider. Maple, White Oak, Red Oak, Birch, Black Walnut just to name a few. I will guess that you are framing a 40" x 50" Mirror which is going to be a very heavy piece to secure to a wall or door so you should consider the size of the frame with this in mind as well.

    Purple Heart will not destroy your tools but any cutting tool you use to prepare and shape your design must be sharp. I think you are looking for something really new to work with and I am going to recommend Black Walnut which is one of my favorites or Red Oak which is one of my favorites ... anyway, both of these woods are easy to work with and takes a natural finish such as your Danish oils very well and if you do your part in the joinery and sanding departments, I think you will be quite satisfied. Consider using a wipe on poly urethane as a top coat or a spray lacquer both of which are made by Min Wax. Good luck and if you have any other questions you will always find someone here that can assist you in creating your project.

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    I am a beginner in the woodworking world. I have made a few bows, a pull up bar, a stool, and a table saw from an old circular saw. I am looking to step out of the beginner wood world of pine and poplar. Someone asked me to make them a pmirror frame for a 40x50 mirror, and i dont want to use a basic wood. I want to use purple heart but i think im going to destroy my tools on it. I need some recommendations for better woods. And what kind of finish should i use. I only use Danish oil because i always make stuff come out beautiful with it, but i would be interested to try other finishes.
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