Picture Frame Workshop

  • 📅 Date: Sat. October 21st
  • 🕙 Time: 10:30 am- 2:30 pm
  • 💲 Cost: $135.00 (Intro rate – includes instruction, materials and finish
  • 🔨 Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced Beginner
  • 🧑 No. Participants: 5



Learn woodworking techniques while making a wood picture frame. The class provides instruction and a broad selection of woods, covering wood choice, preparation, joinery and finishing (if desired). By the end each workshop, you’ll end up with a beautiful and lasting reclaimed object with a story attached.  


  • Table saw -demonstration
  • Miter saw – Instruction + practice
  • Power planer – Instruction + practice
  • Palm sander – Instruction + practice
  • Reclaimed wood backstory


  • Douglas fir from Worcestershire sauce tank
  • Oak barnwood
  • Maple barnwood
  • Coney Island Boardwalk
  • Longleaf pine
  • Antique Eastern white pine
  • Pickle tank redwood
  • Elm barnwood
  • Wormy chestnut (Don’t worry – the worms are long gone!)


  • Luke Boyce is a fine woodworker and custom fabricator based in Red Hook, Brooklyn. A graduate of the Industrial Arts program at Pratt Institute, Luke has over ten years of experience using modern woodworking equipment and traditional hand tools for the construction of a broad range of projects for Uhuru Design and his own commissions.
  • Alan Solomon is a partner at Sawkill Lumber and a co-author of Reclaimed Wood: A Field Guide. Sawkill Lumber was established in 2008 to recover lumber and history from deconstructed buildings in the NYC area.