Tag: fretwork

Some concepts about Fretwork

Fretwork is an interlaced decorative design that is either carved in low relief on a solid background, or cut out with a fretsaw, coping saw, jigsaw or scroll saw. Most patterns in this field are geometric in design. The materials most commonly used are wood and metal. Fretwork is used to adorn furniture and musical instruments. The term is also used for tracery on glazed windows and doors. […]

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Draw ceiling lamp for wood cutting

Draw ceiling lamp for wood cutting

Draw ceiling lamp for wood cutting For more tutorials, videos or patterns, please follow and check out website at http://aoccraft.com/ Our website supply information about the cutting art, wood or paper cutting, free patterns or tutorials for DIY wood/paper cutting. Besides, you can find some articals for design with graphic software (as Coreldraw, photoshop, sketchup, […]

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How to sliceform a dolphin in sketchup

How to sliceform a dolphin in sketchup

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[Video] Design a wooden box in sketchup

wooden box

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Draw ceiling lamp for wood cutting

wood cutting Software: Sketchup Tool:  – Curve: Draw curves  – Push: Change object’s thickness  – Array: When you move or rotate an object, you can copy it by press number and x or / (exam 5x, 5/ …) Start: First, start with rectangle. I always with a rectangle, to make a face and then I […]

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Some materials in fretwork and marquetry (part 2)

fretwork 2. Woods Although any kind of wood may be used by the fretcutter, certain of them are more likely to be met with than others, and a short description of the principal will be useful. Only those which can be easily obtained, either from an ordinary timber dealer or from fretwork specialists, are mentioned. Many of them, being used […]

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Some materials in fretwork and marquetry

fretwork 1. Introduce The principal material used by the fretcutter is wood, and he should attain skill in cutting this before using others either more difficult to work or more costly. Among the other materials may be mentioned brass, and the softer metals, mother of pearl, vulcanite, xylonite, ivory, etc. Wood is the material for […]

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