Customer Drop In

Recently, I had a customer pop in and drop of  a really pretty window to be framed.  He wanted the frame to be in Maple to match the wood already in his home. I really love it when people bring their windows in. Gives me a chance to see up close and really appreciate the…

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Cross Frames for Stained Glass and Mosaics

A long while back, years before I purchased the company, Northern Hardwood Framing made cross frames for folks.  Well, I decided to resurrect the idea (little pun there) and start offering them again.  I will come up with a few standard sizes, but am open to doing custom sizes as well.  As soon as I…

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Customer Photos

Because I ship out the majority of our frames, I don’t ever get to see finished stained glass pieces.  I really love it when I get to see what my customers are up to.  Especially when the finished piece has one of our frames around it.  There is so much fantastic creativity in every glass…

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New Stain Colors

There are so many choices as to what to stain wood out there today.  I have been using Minnwax for many years, but they offer the basics and most of them are really the same.  I know there are a few of you out there that love bold colors so I have the thing for…

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New Shop Category

I always have short cuts left over from larger jobs.  I usually leave them lying around until a small job comes along where I can use them.  I thought I would add a shop page to pass some of these great materials onto you all.  Just check out the “Short Cuts” post under the shop…

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Custom Walnut Light Box

I do a fair amount of custom projects for people, but I rarely get to see the finished products.  One of my customers recently sent me photos of his finished light box project.  Check it out! Here is a top view as well.   And the back view.  This box is roughly 10 x 10…

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New Shop Sign

Since we moved to our new location, I finally get to have a proper sign outside. Here is the glass I designed and threw together with our logo. I put it on hinges so it can easily lay flat against the wall when my neighbors are moving large pallets around. We are really enjoying the…

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New Website

Northern Hardwood Frames has a new website. We now feature an eCommerce solution that takes major credits cards in addition to the PayPal payments we have always accepted. Below is a short list of the new content & functionality: You will enjoy a more up-to-date shopping experience as this new website is much easier to…

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