Frames and Framing: The Ultimate Illustrated How-to-do-it Guide
Covers every kind of frame: wood, plastic, and metal frames, cut-down frames, restored frames, frames with and without mats, and shadow boxes, for every kind of picture: watercolors, prints, diplomas, bark paintings, photographs, oils, fans, needlepoint, rubbings, even posters! Provides step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations on how to choose materials, and cut mats.
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First Things First
Cutting Mats and Backboards
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