Basic Picture Framing

Author(s): ed

Craft

This detailed guide covers the essentials the beginner needs to get started with matting, mounting, and framing everything from works of art to personal mementoes. It contains practical techniques and expert tips on choosing the proper matboard and frame; measuring and cutting single, double, or triple mats; safely mounting your materials; building frames; attaching hanging hardware; and placing the frame for display.

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Amy Cooper, Editor

Introduction; Materials -- Matting; Mounting; Framing; Hanging. Matting -- Sizing the Mat; Selecting the Matboard; Cutting the Outer Border; Cutting the Window; Making Double and Triple Mats. Mounting -- Using Foam Board; T-Hinges; Photo Corners; Spray Adhesives; Mounting Needlework. Framing and Finishing -- Selecting a Frame; Metal Frame Kits; Wooden Frame Kits; Building Your Own Picture Frame; Cutting Glass; Framing Canvases; Hanging the Frame; Resources.

General Fields

  • : 9780811731782
  • : 49842
  • : 49842
  • : 0.513
  • : September 2005
  • : 280mm X 215mm X 9mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : ed
  • : Paperback
  • : 2010
  • : 749.7
  • : 102
  • : 377 colour photos