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Topic: The Picture Framing Handbook - Framing Art on Canvas  (Read 5282 times)
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« on: August 25, 2009 09:42:42 AM »

Sponsored Content - Craft Book Excerpt

The following is an excerpt from the new craft book...

The Picture Framing Handbook
Matting, Mounting, and Framing Techniques for Professional Results
by Andy Parks



ABOUT THIS BOOK

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.



Framing Art on Canvas


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« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2009 02:11:00 PM »

Thanks for posting this. I was just wondering today how to frame a canvas that i bought in Zambia last year.
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« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2009 07:42:09 AM »

Is the purpose of a stretcher thingy so that there's support there with which you can now attach a frame?  I've never really worked with pictures on canvas before and was just wondering.
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