A Return to regular Programming.

The completed frame, based on the clients design, for an 18th. century "death" portrait of a cloistered nun. Here, I talk a little about building the frame.

The original "sawtooth" pattern was probably cut out of a large board, sawing each angle with a fine tooth saw, then "bread" slicing the board to get the thin ornaments. Different solutions for the problem, based on the materials available.