One of the first things to catch the eye when walking into a house is the artwork and photographs on display. These memories and momentos tell the story of the home and the people who inhabit it. The frames that hold these treasures are a universal piece of décor. Hand-made picture frames can add that extra special touch, for personal use and for gift giving. How to Make Picture Frames is a collection of some of the best framing projects published by American Woodworker magazine. From simple frames to more complex and highly decorated ones, the experts at American Woodworker provide all the step-by-step instructions needed, along with the workshop tips, matting and mounting instructions and plans for jigs that guarantee success. Some of the frames can even be made out of scrap stock in a day using nothing but basic power tools. From antique to contemporary readers of all skills levels will soon be making frames they can be proud of.