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Picture craftsman frames are pretty easy to make, except when it comes to putting
the pieces together. Getting four mitered corners perfectly cut and
glued can drive you batty! This frame uses a simpler approach—the
half-lap, a traditional furniture maker’s joint. It’s very easy to make
on the tablesaw and resembles a much more complicated mortise-and-tenon
For more on how to build these craftsman frames, please visit our blog (http://americanwoodworker.com/blogs/projects/archive/2009/01/29/Craftsman-Frame.aspx).