You will need
  • - wooden boards;
  • - joiner's tools;
  • glass;
  • - fittings;
  • - stain, varnish, paint.
Decide which icon it is planned the construction of the frame, where it will be installed (in the temple, at home or on the street), as it will be lit location. Based on this, select a color and the corresponding hue of the frame.

Decide which of the icons is idolatrous – wall (hinged) of icons, floor or table. Also, check the number of icons in the icon case.
The icon in the frame is protected from atmospheric phenomena
Measure the dimensions of the icons. Design the frame properly: draw the isometric drawing, and dimension. Draw a sketch of decorative elements.
Prepare for the manufacture of Bojnice pine or Linden. Pine manufacture the frame of the frame, and of lime – decorative elements of the thread. Home icon case use wood of birch, cypress, ash, oak, fruit trees.

Make a frame from solid pine and cover it with a veneer of valuable breeds of a tree. But if finances allow, do the Shrine of mahogany, oak, walnut, etc. However, these materials are not easily available and difficult to process.
Leave an air layer between the surface of the glass icons and the flap icons equal to the thickness of the Board plus the protruding portion of the dowels. This value should not be less than 2-3 cm Dowel not emphasize in the wall of Kyoto. If she gets out of the groove and abut the wall, a rupture Board icons. Warping of the icons the key cannot prevent, it only reduces its intensity. Leave a gap of at least 1 cm between the edge of the dowel and the wall of Kyoto.
Be sure to mention the iconic bend warped boards, if you decide to build for her a Shrine. Under this bend in the inner frame wooden box make a notched neckline with a margin of 0.5-2 cm Inside the wooden box glue the velvet strip. Keep the Holy image was never in contact with the frame, otherwise the icon Board can simply jam. The lock icon in the frame with wedges or liner of thick cardboard.
Insert the glass into the sash opening. Cover the frame with a stain, varnish or paint. Install the accessories. In the manufacture of the frame don't forget to apply the old methods – dovetail, hide glue, etc. having Made a case, you will reliably protect the Holy image for many years.
The Kyoto table