Manchester

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Nick in Manchester

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High wycombe

Learn the basics of framing with
Linette in High Wycombe

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Manchester

Learn the basics of framing with
Nick in Manchester

Click here to enrol in Manchester

High wycombe

Learn the basics of framing with
Linette in High Wycombe

Click here to enrol in High Wycombe

Comparison Table

Topics covered Basics of Framing Art & Photo Weekend
Identifying the key elements of a framed picture.
How to cut a standard mount using specialised tools, for the mounting of a picture.
Basic methods for attaching a picture to the mount.
Cutting picture mouldings and joining them to create a frame for the mounted picture.
Cutting the glass and backboard to fit the frame.
Assembling the framed picture, including sealing the picture back and adding a hanging cord
Explore the different presentation and displaying techniques available when mounting a picture.
Discover and choose the right mount & style for your artwork.
Learn how to cut double mount.
Learn how to cut shadow mounts.
Learn how to float mounts.
Learn how to plan & cut a multi-aperture mount with several openings for a group of photos.

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Canvas Stretching Kit

Original price was: £103.53.Current price is: £95.00. inc. VAT

If you’re looking to stretch your own canvases, then this kit is for you! Complete with all the tools to trim, stretch and staple your canvas to a stretcher bar. A great idea for artist who would like to offer a truly personal touch by building their own canvases to paint on from scratch.

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Description

If you’re looking to stretch your own canvases, then this kit is for you! This set comes with everything you need to trim, stretch, and staple your canvas onto a stretcher bar. It’s perfect for artists who want to create completely unique paintings by building their own canvases from scratch as well.

We use the same high-quality tools in our Bespoke Framing department, so we know firsthand how well they work. These tools allows us to create beautiful, handmade custom sized canvases for our clients every time.

The items in this kit are:

1 x Canvas Stretcher Pliers
1 x Canvas Staple Gun
1 x Canvas Staple Gun – Staples 6mm (5000pk)
1 x Bradawl Point
1 x Contour Knife
1 x pack of 10 Contour Knife Blades

 

What is each item used for?

Canvas Stretcher Pliers – Used to pull the canvas tight in order to stretch it over canvas stretcher bars.

Canvas Staple Gun & Staples –  Once the stretcher pliers have pulled the canvas material tight, the staple gun is used to hold it in place. The staples are fired into the back of the canvas.

Bradawl – To create an indentation in the back of the frame in order for the easy insertion of the screws when applying canvas fixings and hanging fixings

Contour Knife & Blades – All general trimming of paper, tape and boards and excess canvas material.

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All about framing staff mitering moulding
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