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Author Parks, Andy.

Title The picture framing handbook / Andy Parks.

Imprint New York : Watson-Guptill Publications, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  749.7 P235p 2009    ---  Available
Description 144 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Note "A Quarto book".
Includes index.
Summary Step-by-step guide demonstrates how to frame, mount, mat, and select frames like a pro, but at a fraction of the cost. This is a useful guide for artists and home decorators.
Contents Tools, workspace, and materials. Essential tools ; Workspace ; Moldings ; Mats ; Aesthetic decisions ; Safety considerations -- Essential framing techniques. Mat cutting ; Wet mounting ; Attaching the picture to the mat ; Setting up the miter saw ; Frame cutting using a miter saw ; Frame assembly ; Glass cutting ; Fitting picture frames -- Hanging pictures. Hanging pictures ; Displaying pictures -- Advanced framing techniques. Double or slip mats ; Multiple aperture mats ; Oval and circular mats ; Framing 3-D art ; Framing needlework ; Framing art on canvas -- Mat and frame decoration. Mat decoration ; Line decoration ; Coloring the bevel ; Indenting overmats ; Watercolor decoration ; Applying wax to frames ; Painting a picture frame ; Gilding.
Subject Picture frames and framing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
ISBN 9780823098019 (pbk.)
082309801X (pbk.)

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