This illustration shows a fret saw in use. The blade is a thread of metal with teeth, set in a 'U'-shaped frame called a 'ben'.

Fret Saw, in use

This illustration shows a fret saw in use. The blade is a thread of metal with teeth, set in a 'U'-shaped…

This mantel piece is also known as a chimney piece which originated in medieval times as a hood that projected over a grate to catch the smoke. This mantel illustrates decorative framework around the fireplace, and includes elaborate designs extending to the ceiling.

Large Surface Mantel

This mantel piece is also known as a chimney piece which originated in medieval times as a hood that…

A mantel offers unique opportunity in its design for a sculptor to demonstrate their skill in carving each of the fine decorative elements.

Small Surface Mantel

A mantel offers unique opportunity in its design for a sculptor to demonstrate their skill in carving…

A sailing vessel having three or more square-rigged masts.

Stranded Ship

A sailing vessel having three or more square-rigged masts.

A finished specimen of fret, cut by a fret saw.

Specimen of Fret

A finished specimen of fret, cut by a fret saw.

A type of Fret Saw.

Treadle Fret Saw

A type of Fret Saw.