Frames

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Frames, Custom Cut & Joined

If you need just a frame, let us cut and join for you. Then you can take it home and assemble your final piece. 

You tell us the size and we'll custom make your frame. With over 850 frames to choose from, we're sure you'll find the perfect frame for your art.

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Ready Made Frames

We have a wide assortment of readymade frames at affordable prices. Available in most standard sizes, 

including 5x7, 8x10, 9x12, 11x14, 12x16, 16x20 and 18x24. Squares sizes are also available from 4x4 to 12x12. As we make these frames from the remnants of our custom framing, the selection rotates constantly. 

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Frames in Length Molding

For the woodworkers who want to save a little money, we offer all of our custom frames in 8'-10' lengths. 

These are typically about half the price of a custom frame but you'll need to cut and join it yourself. 

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Mat Board

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Mat Board in Full Sheets

We carry a full selection of conservation grade, acid free mats. 20 colors are in stock everyday and hundreds more 

are available for special order, typically arriving within 2-3 days.

Both Crescent and Bainbridge mats are available. Options include: black-core, solid-core and bright-core mats. various textures such as suede, silk, and linen, different thicknesses from 2-ply to 8-ply, and a variety of price points from more affordable decorative mats to top-of-the-line museum boards.

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Pre-Cut Mats by Logan

These acid-free pre-cut mats are manufactured from high quality, buffered, white core mat board

and are designed to fit all standard size photographs, prints, or frames. Every mat is precision bevel-cut from 1/16" thick board. The mats are packaged in sealable poly bags that protect them from curling and sun damage.

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Standard Size Mat Blanks

A great way to save money, especially if you cut you own mats, these conservation grade, acid free

mats are in standard sizes from 5x7 to 16x20.

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Glazing

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Clear Glass

This high-quality clear glass is washed and paper packed so when it’s shipped to you it’s ready to use out of the box.

Features

  • Framing grade clear glass washed and packed with paper interleaf

Applications

  • General purpose framing when UV exposure is not a concern
  • Items that can be reproduced or replaced easily

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Reflection Control® Glass

  • NON-GLARE

With its matte finish, the glass is able to scatter light and diminish unwanted glare.

Features

  • Matte finish reduces glare

Applications

  • Custom framing items that are not sensitive to UV damage or items that will be displayed in controlled light environment to limit UV exposure
  • Items that can be reproduced or replaced easily.

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Conservation Clear® Glass

  • 99% UV PROTECTION

This ultra protective glass is a staple for custom framing – it’s tried and true, standing the test of time,

safeguarding the personal mementoes and works of art on consumers walls everyday for years to come.

Features

  • Blocks up to 99% of UV rays
  • No ripple or “orange peel” effect on glass surface
  • Proprietary coating is engineered for permanence
  • Premium 2.5mm thickness provides better strength and rigidity

Applications

  • Custom framing limited edition prints, original works of art and posters
  • To help protect items of sentimental or monetary value

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Conservation Reflection Control® Glass

  • 99% UV PROTECTION

  • NON-GLARE

This ultra protective glass scatters and diffused light to reduce unwanted glare and helps to protect against UV damage.

Features

  • Matte finish reduces glare
  • Blocks up to 99% of UV rays
  • Proprietary coating is engineered for permanence

Applications

  • Custom framing limited edition prints, original works of art and posters
  • Use to reduce glare in rooms with a high volume of uncontrolled light
  • Use to frame items that don’t require a lot of depth – a maximum of 2 matboards stacked is recommended.

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Museum Glass®

  • 99% UV PROTECTION

  • ANTI-REFLECTIVE

When it comes to custom framing, this glass product is unmatched with its amazing clarity and

uncompromised protection. And now it is better to handle with its easy-to-clean, more durable surface.

Features

  • Virtually eliminates reflections
  • Blocks up to 99% of UV rays
  • Optimal light transmission brighten colors
  • Enhanced surface for better durability and easy cleaning
  • No ripple or “orange peel” effect on glass surface
  • Proprietary coatings are engineered for permanenc
  • Premium 2.5mm thickness provides better strength and rigidity

Applications

  • Custom framing limited edition prints, original works of art, posters, shadowboxes for objects including keepsakes or souvenirs
  • To help protect items of sentimental or monetary value
  • Shadowboxes for displaying objects including family heirlooms or personal mementos
  • Highly detailed and colorful works of art

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Premium Clear® Acrylic

  • SHATTER RESISTANCE & SAFETY

This high quality clear acrylic product provides safety and security from injury and breakage.

Features

  • General purpose framing grade acrylic
  • Shatter resistance safeguards against injury and damage to artwork

Applications

  • General purpose framing when UV exposure is not a concern
  • Items that can be reproduced or replaced easily
  • Framing for earthquake prone or high traffic areas where safety is a concern

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Conservation Clear® Acrylic

  • 99% UV PROTECTION

  • SHATTER RESISTANCE & SAFETY

Rest assured you won’t get burned by this ultra protective, crystal clear acrylic that strikes the perfect balance between color neutrality and protection.

Features

  • Blocks up to 99% of UV rays
  • Shatter resistance safeguards against injury and damage to artwork

Applications

  • Framing or displaying cultural heritage and fine art collections, oversized works, irreplaceable works of art
  • Framing for earthquake prone or high traffic areas where safety is a concern.

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Reflection Control® Acrylic

  • NON-GLARE

This matte finished acrylic scatters and diffuses light to reduce unwanted glare and provides security from injury and breakage.

Features

  • Matte finish reduces glare, Shatter resistance safeguards against injury and damage to artwork

Applications

  • Custom framing items that are not sensitive to UV damage or items that will be displayed in controlled light environment to limit UV exposure
  • Items that can be reproduced or replaced easily
  • Framing for earthquake prone or high traffic areas where safety is a concern

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Optium Acrylic®

  • ABRASION RESISTANCE

  • ANTI-REFLECTIVE

  • ANTI-STATIC

  • SHATTER RESISTANCE & SAFETY

This virtually invisible anti-reflective, abrasion resistant acrylic delivers the most stunning viewing experience with anti-static protection that is engineered to immediately dissipate static.

Features

  • Virtually eliminates reflections
  • Filters up to 93% of UV rays
  • Light transmission brighten colors and contrast levels
  • Anti-static protection that immediately dissipates static
  • Durable hard coat protects against scratches
  • Shatter resistance safeguards against injury and damage to artwork
  • Cleans like glass – no special acrylic cleaners needed
  • Proprietary coating is engineered for permanence

Applications

  • Framing or displaying cultural heritage and fine art collections
  • Static sensitive materials including textiles charcoals and pastels, and oversized works
  • When the lighting environment is controlled to limit UV exposure
  • Framing for earthquake prone or high traffic areas where safety is a concern

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Foam Board & Mounting Boards

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Foam Board

White foam board is lightweight but a strong and rigid surface. Great for framing, mounting,

displays, exhibits, crafts and school projects. Available in buffered Ph neutral and acid free formulas, 1/8" and 3/16" thick, 20"x30" or 32"40" sheets.

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Black Foam Board

Black foam board is lightweight but strong and rigid surface. Great for framing, mounting, 

displays, exhibits, crafts and school projects. Available in: Buffered Ph neutral. 3/16" thick. Sheet size 20"x30" and 32"x40". 

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Mighty Core by Elmers

MightyCore® Foam Board is one of the strongest, most versatile rigid foam core board products

on the market today. It is 1/4" thick and easy to work with and incredibly durable, MightyCore® is the perfect choice for a variety of projects. MightyCore® also makes a great surface to work on, especially for watercolor and pastel artists.

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X-Board by Crescent

This inexpensive smooth 4-pl, Crescent X mounting board is white on two sides and measures .048 thick.

Available in both Ph neutral or acid free.

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3X-Board by Crescent

Crescent 3X board is a smooth DOUBLE THICK mounting and presentation board.

It is white on both sides. Available in both Ph neutral or acid free. Ideal for vacuum mounting photos, posters and artwork.

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Perfect Mount Self-Adhesive Mounting Board by Crescent

This acid-free mounting board carries a pH neutral, pressure-activated adhesive.

It permits easy positioning and repositioning until firm pressure is applied with a burnisher or press, forming a permanent bond.
Perfect Mount board is the perfect choice for adhesive-resistant items such as photographs, varnished posters, prints on gloss paper, and laminated materials. It's easy to use, and there are no sprays or wet pastes to deal with.

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Tapes & Glues

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Linen Hinging Tape by Lineco

Linen hinging tape is excellent for hinging window mats to backboards or attaching art. The high thread count

linen cloth is flexible and strong. PH neutral and non-yellowing. Available in Self-Adhesive or Gummed..

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Repare Tapes by Lineco

A variety of Lineco archival repair tissues, including Document Repair Tape and Transparent Mending Tissue.

They are very thin, strong, & acid-free tissue is used for repairing tears in paper or mounting thin or translucent artwork.

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ATG Tape by 3M

This strong, thin, double-sided tape bonds instantly for invisible mounting and attaching.

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Acid Free Artist Tape

These pH neutral paper tapes are for edging display boards, hanging presentations or blocking out and cropping photos.

They accept all forms of writing media, such as pencil, marker or ballpoint pen, which makes them ideal for labeling artwork, film cans, studio equipment, etc. Available in 60 yd. rolls.

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PVA Glue by Lineco

Made of archival polyvinyl acetate (PVA), this white, neutral pH adhesive is an excellent adhesive for bookbinding,.

collage or general art work. The adhesive spreads well, and has good open time and lay flat characteristics. Dries acid-free, solvent-free and water-soluble

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Super 77 Spray Adhesive by 3M

This multi-purpose industrial adhesive spray will not damage plastics. It is translucent, non-staining, fast-drying

and provides a strong, resilient bond to paper, cardboard, cloth, foil, foam and much more. Resists water.

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Hardware & Hangers

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Framing Hardware

We have a variety of picture hanging hardware to fit your exact need. From lighter-duty strap hangers

to heavy-duty steel hangers as well as all the screws and screw-eyes. Most hangers are available in 12 pc, 50pc or 100pc packs. Screws included.

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Off Set Clips

Offset clips allow you to easily and archivally frame stretched canvases, panels and other types of art.

Comes in 1/8", 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2" depths. Available in 12 pc, 50pc or 100pc packs. Screws included.

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DuraCoat Picture Wire

Available in 9' mini-rolls or full spools. 


#2 for small - medium size pictures up to 24×36", maximum frame weight of 15 lbs.

#3 for larger size pictures, maximum frame weight of 20 lbs.

#4 for larger size pictures, maximum frame weight of 30 lbs.

 

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EconoSpace© Spacers

EconoSpace is a neutral pH plastic "peel & stick" type art-glass separator that bonds to the edge of the glass

in a picture frame. This is used to make the proper airspace between the art and glass in either wood or metal picture frames. This airspace helps prevent mold growth, paper buckling, image transfer and adhesion to the glass. It is available in 4 sizes from 1/16 inch airspace up to 3/8 inch and most come in clear, black, and white. EconoSpace can be used to frame photographs, watercolors, pastels, any paper art or document.

Quick & easy - Saves time.
Works in both wood & metal frames.
Professional looking - No painting.
Neutral pH - No plasticizers - Won't harm fine art.
Cuts easily & clean with razor or shears.
.005 Inch neutral pH acrylic adhesive. (Adhesive is 250% thicker than the others).
Hollow for stiffness & lightness - doesn't tend to sag in the frame.
Available in clear, black and white.
Both with glossy and matte finished sides.

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Kraft Paper

Perfect for backing paper or dust covers on your framed pieces. Available in "Kraft Brown" and Black.

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Bump-Ons

Protect The Walls Behind Your Framed Artwork With These Self-Adhesive, Clear Round Bumper Pads.

Stick OOK Clear Bumper Pads to the back corners of your framed art work to help prevent wall damage. These self-adhesive protective bumpers also help keep your artwork stable and in place as well as provide a buffer to protect surfaces such as glass and wood.

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Tools

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Point Driver by Logan

The Logan F500-2 Dual Drive Elite represents the next step in easy-to-use, efficient picture framing

point driving tools. Working like a common staple gun, the Dual Drive quickly drives either rigid or flexible inserts into the rabbet of wood frames to properly secure the glass, artwork and backing material into the frame. The Dual Drive Elite fires either rigid or flexible points into all types of wood moulding and features a tensioning knob for harder woods. An improved comfort grip and and easy pull action makes the Dual Drive Elite better than ever as the must-have tool for any shop. Uses points F53, F54, F55 and F56.

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ATG Tape Dispencer

Use this transfer gun and a touch of a finger to trigger quick, controlled application of Scotch ATG

pressure sensitive tape anywhere needed. The ATG 700 holds up to 60 yds. of tape, has a smooth application and best of all, features covered gears so that adhesive is less likely to gum up the apparatus. There s also a transparent window for a great view of the tape level. There s no mess or clean-up. With 3M s advanced acrylic adhesive technology, you can bond, join, mount or laminate materials such as papers, plastics, metal, wood and foam. Can be used with a variety of tapes including 3M #924 Adhesive Transfer Tapes (MT05865-3, MT05866-0) to meet different requirements. Tapes are sold separately.

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Mat Knife by Logan

The only mat knife with positive depth control, the Series 500 has a two-depth setting,

one for standard thickness matboard, the other for materials up to 1/4" thick. It does away with drag, ensuring a smooth cut. The exclusive curved blade cover not only holds the blade at the correct angle, but also acts as a glide to run along a straight edge or mat cutting systems.

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