Books

The Book of Picture Frames

The Book of Picture Frames

How to Make Picture Frames

How to Make Picture Frames

A collection of some of the best framing projects published by American Woodworker magazine with expert step-by-step instructions, workshop tips and matting and mounting instructions. Add a special touch to cherished photos or artwork with hand-made picture frames. The experts at American Woodworker give step-by-step instructions using a variety of woods and styles.

Making & Decorating Picture Frames

Making & Decorating Picture Frames

This beautiful book aims to inspire and inform the reader in all aspects of making and decorating picture frames. It begins by offering practical advice on choosing the right frame and demonstrating basic picture framing techniques in detail. The book then goes on to present 45 imaginative projects for frames and mounts for the reader to make at home, from simple stunning paint effects to creative frames using a wealth of different materials and craft techniques.

Collecting Picture and Photo Frames

Collecting Picture and Photo Frames

Collecting Picture and Photo Frames introduces the reader to the history of frames and an across-the-board sampling of framing styles from the early 1800s through the 1940s. Beautifully illustrated in over 400 color photographs, this book is the first of its kind to show such variety and magnitude of both wall frames and table top frames in detail and full color. Whether you are an amateur or novice collector of frames, someone who simply appreciates good frames for your pictures, or a...

Picture Frames in an Afternoon

Picture Frames in an Afternoon

Learn every facet of framing: cut standard or elaborate mats; join and fit frames; add finishes; and mount your work. Thirty-three projects include styles that are painted; personalized with messages; embellished with bent and coiled wire; dcoupaged; or even “mixed media”—which uses everything from beads to old silverware.

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Shop Front: pop-up @ haydon gallery

As a picture frame shop it was previously owned by George Hine, who died 2½ years ago. George was a local man who sold his ready-made frames on North Street market for many years. His son, Martyn, has continued to sell his frames, but he lives some ...

Public art disappears from downtown Edmonton

The piece was a large metal picture frame that artist Naomi Pahl had decorated by designing and developing more than 300 stickers that had been applied, and painted over. Its location at 97 St. and Jasper Ave. overlooks the city’s river valley.

WDIV's Karen Drew moving to afternoon anchor spot

Ch.4 reporter Karen Drew during her investigative piece on asbestos in schools. (Photo: frame grab) WDIV's Karen Drew is taking over the afternoon anchor chair. The popular Detroit TV reporter, who's part of the station's Defenders investigative team ...

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