Fretwork Wall Shelf

This simple, yet attractive, project is a great opportunity to spend some time building your skills at the scroll saw.

Sometimes, it’s nice to take a break from the typical woodworking routine and do something different. And this scroll saw project does just that.The intricate cuts and change of pace can be very relaxing. But, you also want to end up with something you can be proud of — something a little out of the ordinary that can be displayed. The shelf you see here fits the bill in every way. It’s simply a mirrored frame wrapped with a pair of shelves and uprights. Of course, what really makes this project stand out is the fretwork. It may look daunting at first, but you’ll find out that cutting fretwork doesn’t take much time, and it’s simple to create decorative motifs. This plan will take you step-by-step through the procedure and patterns used for making it.



What You Get:

  • 8 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions
  • 36 full-color photos and illustrations
  • Full scale patterns for the fretwork
  • Cutting diagram and materials list
  • Retail sources for project supplies

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