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« on: November 08, 2007 05:26:50 PM »

I mean the kind that are enclosed with glass and a couple of inches of depth...hopefully you know what I mean! I know you can buy them at retail stores, but I'd love to find a resource for buying in bulk. The shipping would be a real pita I'm sure but I'm hoping it'd be cheaper on the whole. Any suggestions? Thanks!

Eta: Has anyone ever made shadowboxes? Is it expensive to have glass cut to size? This could be an option if there aren't any good resources to buy them.
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« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2007 10:04:03 PM »

I don't know about making shadow boxes, but getting glass cut to size by a glazier (at a glass shop) is often quite a bit cheaper than having it cut to size at a frame shop. 

I just bought some shadow boxes at Ikea for a very good price compared to most retail shops, but they have limited/odd sizes and of course, not everyone is near an Ikea.  Not sure if you can get that product online.

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« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2008 04:29:10 AM »

is the outside finished or unfinished in the bulk that you'd like to buy..reason I ask is because the dollar tree has a bunch of shadowboxes & the outside is wooden-it comes in square or rectangle and the framing is unfinished wood..
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