The Picture Framing Handbook

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Watson-Guptill Publications, 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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Aimed at picture framers of all abilities, from hobbyists just starting out to those wishing to turn their skills into a successful small business, this book will help you achieve professional results, save you money, and give you a real sense of achievement.

Whether you are framing photographs, sketches, prints, paintings, or three-dimensional items, such as needlework or medals, this book will help you select and create the appropriate style of frame with a high-quality finish.

Includes a complete guide to tools and materials along with step-by-step demonstrations of mat cutting, frame building, and frame and mat decoration, plus tried and tested methods for assembly, fitting, and hanging finished work safely.

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About the author (2009)

ANDY PARKS has been a professional picture framer for more than 20 years. As well as running his own picture framing business, he teaches the subject at night school and from his framing studio. He has a Guild Commended Framer (G.C.F.) qualification from the Fine Art Trade Guild in the United Kingdom.

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