Fretwork Picture Frame
With a scroll saw and a few extra hours, you can turn a plain frame into this elegant one.
Occasionally, I enjoy sitting down and cutting fretwork patterns with my scroll saw. The change in pace is a nice break from my typical woodworking routine. But like any time I spend in the shop, I want to end up with something I can be proud of. Something that belongs on a mantle, a night stand, or in a grandchild’s bedroom. This fretwork frame is just the kind of project I enjoy. It doesn’t take much time.
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- Metric (unavailable)
What You Get:
- 6 pages of step-by-step instructions
- 25 full-color photos, illustrations and exploded views
- Full-Sized Patterns
- Cutting diagrams and materials list
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The United States Customary System of Units (USCS or USC), more commonly referred to as the English or Imperial system, is the standard set of units for our plans. It uses inches and feet for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are in the United States, and it is the one we have traditionally offered on this website.
The International System of Units (SI), more commonly referred to as the metric system, is the alternative set of units that we have available for some of our plans. It uses millimeters, centimeters, and meters for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are outside the United States. These plans are provided by our business partner, Australian Woodsmith, and are based on the original Woodsmith plan. However, dimensions and other elements of the plan may vary between the metric and standard versions. Be sure to double-check the plan before building.