This book contains a detailed and fully illustrated guide to fretworking. Primarily intended for the beginner, this handbook will undoubtedly be a source of interest and instruction to those who are more experienced, because it contains a large number of practical hints and tips which have been gathered as a result of many years of experience in the field. This book is written in non-technical language and covers all the needs of the fretworker, giving instruction on the use of tools in more advanced work, and numerous hints on how to dispose of work when completed. The chapters of this book include: 'The Necessary Tools', 'Wood and Patterns', 'Cutting out the Work', 'Construction Details', 'Model Making', 'Inlaid Work', 'Use of Fretmachines', 'Disposal of Work', and 'A Hobbies Club'. We are proud to republish this antique text now complete with a new introduction on fretworking.