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I use social media and my website. No walk ins or visitors to the workshop. I don’t sell glazed frames and don’t do football shirts or needlework. Ive put up my prices and turn down a lot of work. I’ve never been busier…and I’m trying to slow down. So, in order of importance… 1. Make the most of soc...
- Tue 14 Sep, 2021 2:45 pm
- Forum: Help!
- Topic: What are your favorite bare woods for mouldindings and why?
- Replies: 1
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As most of my frames are painted it matters not. I like tulip the most I think, but it’s only available in so many profiles. I use hundreds of feet of oak but that is for easels, not frames. I like oak.
Yes, that was the idea of them in the first place. I had number of requests for bespoke sizes that I couldn’t fulfil. So came up with these. They are joined (and adjusted) by steel plate corners just like an alloy frame.
You might be interested in trying mine. https://www.ashcraftframing.co.uk/stret ... s-87-c.asp
- Mon 16 Aug, 2021 9:00 am
- Forum: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly
- Topic: Chunky pine stacked moulding chevron sample
- Replies: 4
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My thought exactly. If you want to make life a little easier why not order standard mouldings on chop?
I’m planning on more but special orders rather than having them listed on the website. In fact I’m just designing a small version for miniatures, I’ll probably make 3 or 4 as examples. I’ve sold four so far. The time take was spread over a few days but probably around 4 hours excluding figuring out ...
I decided on an antiqued finish on this Tabernacle. I’m pretty happy with it although I think I need more gold highlights. I must get around to learning how to use gold leaf.
I’m taking another look at gilding, I never quite find time to get to grips with it but hopefully this time…. I came across this frame from the Batican website and was wondering how the relief area was applied and with what? I can cut the flourishes with my CNC but would like to get the raised effec...
- Wed 04 Aug, 2021 2:14 pm
- Forum: Help!
- Topic: Quick and smooth priming of pine and obeche mouldings.
- Replies: 3
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How true, the easiest I found is a good quality chalk paint, plus you can use a colour similar or the same as the top coat which helps a bit.