I will try and pass on a few of the techniques Alfred Bach taught me as they are worth knowing.

One of the simple things we did for the students was mitred picture frames.

The following is the abbreviated version.

For a full explanation follow this link to the Learning Management Pages.
We used old truck tubes as clamps.

 OldInnerTubesCut a spiral of rubber off the end of the tube

Picture Frames Picture Frames 3

Prepare the timber.



If strength is a worry on larger frames run a saw cut into the corners and get the students to glue a small piece of triangular plywood into the saw cut. On some edges small pieces of different coloured timber can be inserted for a design affect.

 Picture Frames reinforced