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Picture Framing : How to finish the back of a picture frame

This how to guide shows how you seal and finish the back of a picture or photo frame prior to hanging or selling. The purpose of finishing the back of a frame is to – Seal it to prevent dust, … Continue reading

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Picture Framing : A Picture Cord Knot

A commonly asked question is what picture cord knot works best for hanging a picture frame? To answer this we first have to ask what are the desirable features of a picture cord knot? The following are some desirable features … Continue reading

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How to Hang a Picture Frame : D-Rings

Pictures are most commonly hung using a pair of D-Rings screwed onto the back of the each side of wooden (or plastic) picture frame. They provide attachment point loops that picture cord or wire can be then be strung between. … Continue reading

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Quality X Picture Hooks now in stock

We are now stocking a quality ‘X’ Picture Hook range. The hooks are a strong grade steel, brass plated, and come supplied with quality knurled brass headed hardened pins. They come in four sizes –   X Picture Hooks No.1 … Continue reading

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New Website & Branding

Website Redesign (2017) Ten years on  from starting our e-commerce site in 2007 and we find that the way people access the internet has evolved with many (if not the majority) now using mobile devices (smart phones, ipads, tablets etc). … Continue reading

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New Picture Framing and Picture Hanging Products – February 2017

UK Picture Framing Supplies now has the following new products in stock for 2017 – Hand Tools for Picture Framing Some workshop hand tools at low prices including steel rulers, tape measures, bradawls, staple guns, screwdrivers, hex keys pliers and … Continue reading

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New Picture Framing and Picture Hanging Products – March 2016

    We now have the following new picture framing and picture hanging products in stock – High Quality Masking Tape A quality masking tape, which tends to be thicker than most masking products currently used. Cream in colour, with … Continue reading

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Lightweight Self Adhesive Hangers for Mounted Prints and Photos

Lightweight self adhesive plastic hangers can be used for displaying mounted prints or mounted photographs eg during an exhibition. We currently have two hangers rated at 250 grams and 500 grams load – Self Adhesive Plastic Hangers for Mounted Pictures … Continue reading

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New Products May 2015

We have started to add some new products to our range. Self Adhesive Metal Plate Hangers for panels and boards Self adhesive metal plates for hanging graphic panels these come with the option of white or black adhesive, and can … Continue reading

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Picture Frame Construction – Corner Joining With An Underpinner

Picture frames require precision cutting to achieve 45° mitred edges. This process is usually achieved by using a guillotine, which leaves perfectly smooth 45° edges. The next step is to accurately join the four equal mitred edges together to form … Continue reading

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