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Car Nut Frame Craft

Car Nut Frame Craft

Ages school-age

Is your dad hooked on cars? Are you a mechanic in training? If you love cars, trucks, or anything with a motor, then this frame is a great gift for your father.

by Amanda Formaro

What you'll need

  • Small wooden frame
  • Black acrylic paint
  • Washers and bolts
  • Permanent adhesive glue (recommended: GemTac jewel glue)
  • Photograph of you

Helpful Tip:

1. Get nuts and washers from Dad's toolbox with his permission or have Mom buy them at a local hardware store. 2. Try to find a photograph that shows you riding your toy car or helping Dad in the driveway. 3. GemTac is glue that is specially made for attaching jewels and glass to other surfaces. You can also use Super Glue.

How to make it

  1. Remove glass from frame.
  2. Paint frame black and let dry.
  3. Use permanent adhesive glue to decorate outside of frame with nuts and washers. Let dry completely.
  4. Insert a family photo and the glass into the frame.