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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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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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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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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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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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