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Conservation mounting, protection for your artwork

A  picture mount is meant to protect and preserve as well as to decorate and enhance the appearance of an artwork, photo or drawing. Unfortunately, a lot of mounting not only fails to meet this basic criteria, but can also … Continue reading

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Clearance Framing Items

We now have a page for discounted  Clearance Framing Items on the shop. We may change the page on a frequent basis as things are sold. They are priced to move, and are available as a one off. Once they … Continue reading

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PH7-70 Tape 25mm x 66m now available unboxed at a cheaper discounted price.

We are now stocking the popular ph7-70 conservation (archival) mounting tape (25mm x 66m) in an unboxed variety with a significantly discounted price. The tape is identical (25mmx66m) to the boxed version as shown in the image, but it is … Continue reading

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A 3D Box Frame for Framing a Sports Shirt

Project summary : An autographed sports shirt requires to be mounted and framed in a narrow black shallow rebate moulding. (Many frames for sports shirts are constructed with deep rebate mouldings, limiting choice). Method : Prepare the shirt, iron it … Continue reading

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Bifurcated Rivets with D-Rings

Sometimes you may find yourself using a moulding that is just way too narrow to attach a screw and D-Ring to. If you do, the rounded edge of the D-Ring can end up being visible from the front of the … Continue reading

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Frameless Clips, Swiss Clips and Clip Frames

We sell a lot of frameless clips which are used to create a frameless picture or clip frame. The clip frame should consist of a ‘frame sandwich’ of – Glass/perspex A picture mount (optional) Artwork Backing mount for art protection … Continue reading

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Brown Picture Hanging Cord

We now have in stock brown picture hanging cord. It comes in – Brown Picture Hanging Cord No.1, Brown Picture Hanging Cord No.2, Brown Picture Hanging Cord No.3 varieties/sizes. It has similar strength and characteristics as white picture hanging cord, … Continue reading

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Offset Clamps for Framing Stretched Canvas Prints

Stretched canvas prints can be easily fitted into a picture frame. Several methods are available, but one of the easiest is probably the use of offset clamps. These are little metal steps that come in varying step sizes of 3.2mm, … Continue reading

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The Trials of a Picture Framer

The trials of a picture framer. “Do you have one just like that moulding but smaller?” “Do you have that one but a shade lighter?” “Do you have that in a warmer shade of gold?” Sometimes, being a picture framer … Continue reading

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Picture Hanging Cord or Picture Hanging Wire?

Picture Hanging Cord or Picture Hanging Wire? That is the question. A lot of people assume that picture hanging wire is stronger than picture hanging cord. This can be a false assumption. Many polyester low stretch quality picture cords can … Continue reading

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