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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 […]

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How To Make Your Beveled Edges Look Like A Continuation Of Your Image

When describing our canvas gallery-wrap optionslink, we mention that the technique we use, the digital stretch wrap, creates an optical illusion. For any given amount of stretch, there is a particular “illusion angle” at which the sides look like an unstretched and uncompressed continuation of the frontthe math. Figure 1 shows that angle for various […]

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What’s New: Beveled-edge Gallery Wraps & Non-glare Acrylic

We are testing a couple of new ideas this season: Non-glare Acrylic We first introduced our acrylic-mounted prints back in October, 2016announced, and still have that 16″ by 24″ sample of Trees In Their Twilight mounted behind regular acrylic. We’ve never been a fan of the glare of regular glazing, so usually use reflection-control (non-glare) […]

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We Have Gift Certificates

Somebody asked if we had these back in October, and it sounded like a good idea, so we just finished getting them ready (with only 22 shopping days left for Christmas). We actually have two similar designs. The one below is our less-formal version. You can go to our new Gift Certificates page for more […]

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Business Post-processing Printing & Framing

We Made New Printable Instructions

revised 8/26/2020 While I was making updates to some of our How-To articles’ formatting and adherence to Internet standards, I also took the opportunity to improve clarity for some of them. Some, but not all of the articles have downloadable printable versions, so I also updated the printable version if warranted. I created new printable […]

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An Apology And Activity Update

Some of you have been flooded with “new blog post” announcements just this week. Some of these had unintelligible titles, but all of them lead to “file not found” messages. I’m sorry to bother you like that. Among other things, I’ve been working on deferred maintenance on our website and blog this extended off-season. Some […]

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Printing & Framing

A Better (Simpler) Logan Pro Joiner

Get printable scales(.jpg) Get printable Foot height table(.pdf) As I mentioned on our About Us Page, we have a Logan Pro Joiner (Model F300-2) for nailing our frames together. There are four different things on it that one must adjust before using it. But there are only two important parameters, moulding width and moulding thickness, […]

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Check Out Our RSS Feeds

revised 6/12/2020 Some Blog History The story of our first 200 blog articles is chronicled in an earlier postblog. Since then (August 2018) I’ve redeveloped and described our twelve blog categories in An Explanation Of Our Groups, and have made it easier to subscribe to any combination of blog categories a la carte (notice column […]