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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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How To Hang A Picture Frame From A Picture Rail

Picture rails offer an easy way for you to hang pictures on a wall without the need for creating screw or nail holes for picture hooks. This can be useful when you want to frequently change the picture frames that … Continue reading

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Mounting and framing needlework – a tapestry

I recently had a tapestry frame that I had produced for a customer a few years ago back in the framing workshop for the replacement of  the existing front mount board with an new lighter cream coloured one. The process … Continue reading

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Picture mount over-cuts and undercuts

What exactly is an over-cut or undercut picture mount? What is it that creates these effects? How do you stop them from occurring? What level of under/over cut is acceptable? An over-cut picture mount An over-cut refers to a picture … Continue reading

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Creating a Multi-Aperture Picture Mount

A multi-aperture picture mount is a mount that has multiple openings to accommodate more than one picture in the same mount (and ultimately in the same picture frame). It can be used to group similarly themed photographs or pieces of … Continue reading

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Picture frame glass cleaning explored

I recently had the opportunity to confront head on an issue that had become apparent while cleaning some ageing 2mm float glass. It made me explore the possibilities as well as finding a solution! The problem : the 2mm float … Continue reading

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