Picture Framing for the First Time

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., Aug 1, 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 112 pages
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Graduate from complete beginner to confident expert: that is where this question-and-answer guide can take would-be frame-makers. With instructions, advice, and colour photographs that present the techniques in detail, Picture Framing follows every step, from gathering the tools and selecting basic materials to choosing the right frame (sectional, prefinished and hardware store frame molding, BarnWood frames), assembling it, and matting the finished artwork. Here are the queries every crafter wants to ask, and solutions to all the problems encountered along the way, demonstrated in multiple projects. Even those purchasing a ready-made will find important information on displaying and mounting their art.
  

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A proper frame enhances and protects a work of art but can be very expensive. On the other hand, a subpar framing job may result in damage and make even the most attractive artwork appear amateurish ... Read full review

Contents

Professional Tools 12 Basic Techniques26
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Molding Length Calculator 16
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Frame Finishing 19 How do I make a frame from prefmished
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How do I make a barnwood frame?
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How do I make a multiple beveled
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Acknowledgments
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