If you have ever thought of going into business on your own, this book might just be that turning point and an inspiration for you. From Simple to sublime, dozens of picture frames that can save you the big bucks that you can spend to frame your art. The writers and editors of the American Woodworker magazine have put together this excellent book that might even get you started in a profitable cottage business. This ‘how-to’ book illustrates the start to finish process of framing art and even mirrors. Everything from mattes and mounting to a wood covered photo album, classical to modern and rustic frames are fully detailed. Techniques and time saving shortcuts are fully illustrated. A marvellous book for woodworkers! - Graham McCulloch, Shortcuts.ns.ca
(Graham McCulloch Shortcuts.ns.ca
From the Back Cover
Picture Yourself Crafting Beautiful Frames Frames are the dwellings for your most cherished memories, be they family photos from summer vacation or the first piece of artwork from your child. Why not add an extra-special touch to those beloved mementos by making your own picture frames? How to Make Picture Frames is a collection of some of the best framing projects published by American Woodworker magazine, the premier publication for woodworking. From simple frames to more complex and highly decorated ones, the experts at American Woodworker provide all the step-by-step instructions you need, along with the workshop tips, matting and mounting instructions, and plans for jigs that guarantee success. Some of the frames can even be made out of scrap stock in a day using nothing but basic power tools. With the help of How to Make Picture Frames, no matter which project you select, you'll be creating something special to house that treasured memory for years to come.