Picture Framing Made Easy

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Octopus Publishing Group, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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A homemade frame is better than a store-bought one for expressing the owner’s personal taste. It’s also far less expensive. This fully illustrated, hands-on guide—now revised and expanded—features easy-to-follow diagrams throughout and expert tips on selecting the best frame for the picture, from ornate elegance to beautiful simplicity. It covers all you’ll need to get started: preparing the artwork, mounting and basic construction techniques, decorative trims and moldings, and eye-catching finishes. And the fun continues with ideas for making fancy cuts of wood and other materials, and money-saving tips for renovating old frames, and repairing family heirlooms.

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Doing one's own picture framing can be an inexpensive alternative to expensive commercial framing jobs. Stokes's manual is a well-illustrated guide to framing materials and techniques, including frame ... Read full review

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