How To Make Picture Frames
12 simple to stylish projects
by American Woodworker

190 x 230mm

Published by Fox Chapel Publishing, PA, USA


ISBN 978-1-56523-459-8

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Extract from back cover of book:

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 what project you select, you'll be creating something special to house that treasured memory for years to come.

Photos: Colour

Units of Measurement: Imperial


Featured Projects

Picture Frame Techniques
Weekend Picture Frames
- Create Extraordinary Frames With Ordinary Router Bits
Matting and Mounting
lmproving Aesthetics and Protecting Your Art
Photo Frames by the Dozen
- Two Jigs Let You Crank Them Out Flawlessly!
Tips for Better Picture Frames
- Frame Like a Pro With Simple Tools
Router Moldings
- Tips on Safely Making Clean-cut Moldings for Your Home and Projects
Three Router-Made Picture Frames
- Three Custom Profiles With Infinite Possibilities
Tablesaw Picture Frame
- Safely Make Shaper-Quality Molding on Your Tablesaw Without Fancy Jigs

Picture Frame Projects
Rustic Picture Frame
- Found Wood Brings Outstanding Results
Oval Picture Frames
- Don't Let Their Shape Intimidate You - Jigs Make Classic Frames Easy
Photo Album
- Creating Beautiful, Individualized Display Pieces
Three One-Day Picture Frames
- Distinctive Creations Without Mitered Corners
Craftsman Frame
- Pegged Half-lap Joints Are the Cabinetmaker's Way to Build a Beautiful Frame
Fab Frames
- No Miters and No Fuss! Multiples and Cool Variations Are Easy
Lindsey Dill's Fabulous Frames
- An Ingenious Young Woodworker Discovers the Fun of Jig-Making
Sycamore Hallway Mirror
- Weekend Project Uses Beautiful Wood, Invisible Hinges, and Simple Joinery
Oak Hallway Mirro
- Step-by-Step Instructions for Creating an Heirloom