Jim I did some picture frames a while back and Ifound that most of it could be done with ball nose bits. I also had built a horizontal router setup and it helped immensely since I could rout across the face at will while the back sat firmly on the table. You can take almost any profile and break it down into it's individual components.
Someone I consider a master woodworker once told me that a master woodworker is not someone who never makes mistakes. He is someone who is able to cover them up so that no one can tell.