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Woodworkers Guide to Making Traditional Mirrors and Picture Frames

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Inside, you will find 18 mirror patterns. Each one is a direct copy of the original antiques dating from 1730 to 1885 Beginning with simple frame construction and moving on to more complex designs, Nelson takes the you step-by-step through every part of the process to ensure woodworking success. Also included are sections on cutting fancy fretwork, inserting decorative inlay work, fitting your mirror and altering plans to make a variety of mirrors.
Carefully placed mirrors and picture frames can make a house a home. In Woodworker's Guide to Making Traditional Mirrors and Picture Frames, author John A. Nelson provides detailed and easy-to-follow instructions on 18 different patterns. For more than two decades, the author recorded original antique "looking glass" patterns and frame designs throughout the New England, Pennsylvania and Ohio areas, dating from 1730 to 1885. The results of his efforts are the 18 specific plans found inside, but the reader can create any number of designs by slightly altering any of the plans. Inside you'll find clear step-by-step instructions using tools commonly found in many home woodworking shops - plus tips on other specialized tools to help make your project a success. The finished pieces are very popular and sell well, and also make great gifts.
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Weight 1.187500
Pages 112
Size 8.5" x 11"
Author John A Nelson
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