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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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Picture Hooks For Picture Frame Hanging

Picture frame hanging, (or photo frame hanging) involves choosing the correct picture hanging hardware and picture frame wall hooks to match your picture frame size, weight and wall type. This will include choosing the correct hook to attach your frame … Continue reading

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D-Rings for Picture Frame Hanging

A D-Ring is a piece of picture frame hanging hardware and is used to attach to either side of a picture frame to tie picture hanging cord or wire to in order to hang the picture. D-Rings come in a … Continue reading

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Picture Framing Screw Sizes

Ever wondered what size a number ‘4’ screw is and whether you’d be better with a number ‘3’ ? well here’s a table of screw widths (thread widths) commonly used in picture framing – No. ‘1’ = 2.0mm diameter No. … Continue reading

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New Picture Framing Supplies Website Launched

Our new Picture Framing Supplies website was launched yesterday. It was formerly a part of the Scottish Art Online website, but has now due to strong growth become its own entity. We hope you enjoy shopping there for all your … Continue reading

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