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How To Join Mouldings With 30° & 45° Bevels

And More . . . Get printable version(.pdf) We found that when using moulding with 45° bevels, there isn’t much extra material to work with when trying to make the corner folds while stretching the canvas. Thirty-degree bevels aren’t as bad, so that is what we usually use for stretching our images. I’ve also found […]

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A Contest For Woodworkers: Make Miter Cut Between Differently-beveled Mouldings

I’ve recently written an article about how we make our beveled stretcher mouldinglink for our canvas printswhy. The first illustration in the “Dado Cut” section of that article shows important measurements for both a 30° and 45° bevel. Since then I’ve needed to use both of those on the same frame (see what we have […]

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How To Make Our Beveled Stretcher Bars

Get printable version(.pdf) As I mentioned (and showed) in What’s New: Beveled-edge Gallery Wraps & Non-glare Acrylic, we’ve started putting bevels on the edges of our gallery-wrapped canvas images. The bad news is that you cannot buy beveled stretcher (or strainer) bars in any store; you have to make your own. The good news is […]

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Which Color Space Should I Use?

I don’t generally write an article on a subject that’s already adequately covered; I write when I think I can add something new. After recently discussing this topic with members of our local camera club, I’ve reviewed the existing color space material and still have little to add, but maybe I can at least steer […]

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Making A Picture Frame From Dilapidated Fence Pickets

Weird Wood – Part 5 of 5 As you may recall, this series began with Working With Weird Wood: Preface. After reading that, you may be asking yourself, “What happened to Parts 2 through 4 of this series?” After all, I did publish the promised preparatory article Thoughts On Mat Layout and Part 1 of […]