How to Make Your Own Picture Frames
Watson-Guptill Publications, Incorporated, 1989 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
Here is a complete, practical handbook on making and finishing over 60 frame styles. This comprehensive guide to framing shows you - how to make each frame style from start to finish; how to choose and use the proper tools; how to measure, cut, glue, nail, clamp, trim, join, set, and assemble each kind of frame; how to mount and mat prints, photographs, watercolors, drawings, and other artwork; and much more.
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acid-free acrylic Albert Dorne angle antique frame apply backsaw basic gray basic insert blade brush builder's molding butt joints clamshell clean coat of glue color Combining Insert completed frame corner clamp corrugated fasteners cove molding covering create cutter Cutting completed demonstration Dong Kingman drip cap molding drive a brad drive the brad Dry Mounting Famous Artists School final miter finished frame firmly flat foot 244 cm gesso glass gold leaf Hal Rogers hammer hold inch 2.5 cm inch 3 cm inside edge joining lightly mark matboard Measuring metal leaf methods miter box molded stop museum board nail set nose cove º º pencil picture framing piece pliers position rabbet strip raked rasp raw umber reverse cove Sanding Scoop cove second long side shellac short side simple smooth sprung cove steel wool steps straightedge strip frame surface texture tone trim warm patina Watercolors Wax gilding wood yardstick