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Frames Most people buy frames for their paintings or photos because they don't think that they have the equipment required to make professional looking frames with custom profiles.However, with the right 'know-how', you can achieve surprisingly good results with common tools found in most woodworker's shops.
This article leads you through the process of making picture frames using only a table saw and a router (with a combination of router bits).Begin by measuring the size of the piece you are making the frame for and then take your matting into account.
When I was making a frame from black ash, the drawing measured 25 1/4" high by 31 1/4" long, so I made the frame larger so that I could use double matting to complement the picture.Consequently, the outside frame dimensions are 29" high by 35" long.
I chose a width of 2 1/4" because the larger the frame, the wider the frame pieces should be.From 3/4" stock of solid wood cut one piece 5"x38" and another piece 5" x 32".For my frame, I allowed 3 extra inches along the length of each piece to compensate for final adjustments.
Once you have decided on the dimensions of your frame, make...