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by nickhood
Wed 06 Dec, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lion deliveries - a warning
Replies: 34
Views: 10323

Re: Lion deliveries - a warning

What do others think of the £50 min charge from Lion
by nickhood
Sun 29 Oct, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Lion moulding L2242
Replies: 0
Views: 762

Lion moulding L2242

Is there any chance anyone has 6m of Lion L2242. I need it to match a framing job I did 2 years ago.
Thanks
Nick
by nickhood
Fri 04 Aug, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: framing a plaster relief
Replies: 3
Views: 1621

Re: framing a plaster relief

Hi Steve, yes the MDF is to be painted in a colour of her choice. Thanks for your help i will take a look at the post.
by nickhood
Thu 03 Aug, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: framing a plaster relief
Replies: 3
Views: 1621

framing a plaster relief

Hi, i have a plaster relied to mount and frame. The customer has asked for it to be mounted on am MDF board and the board framed in a deep moulding. The relief weighs 2.25Kg and is 350mm x 190 mm x 20 mm. The MDF board measures 735 x 570 x 9mm. The customer is happy that the relied once fixed will b...
by nickhood
Mon 13 Feb, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: large mount
Replies: 2
Views: 703

large mount

Hi, where can i get a large mount cut. total size is 1410 x 680 with a 50mm mount width (Ap. 1310 x 580) in white.
Thanks all.
by nickhood
Wed 08 Feb, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: large poster
Replies: 1
Views: 729

large poster

Hi, i have a large print to frame approx size 1500 x 1200. Customer wants a square moulding approx 50mm square and due to final weight Acrylic. What thickness would be advisable. Thanks
Nick
by nickhood
Fri 30 Dec, 2016 8:22 pm
Forum: Business Matters
Topic: Pricing spreadsheet for subcontracted work
Replies: 6
Views: 4121

Re: Pricing spreadsheet for subcontracted work

Hi Jonathan, I too used to frame for a local gallery and experienced the same problems. They were very price conscious and didn't quite understand up selling by way of conservation framing, specialist glass etc. I made money on large frames, broke even on medium frames and lost money on small frames...
by nickhood
Thu 15 Dec, 2016 7:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: joining small moulding
Replies: 5
Views: 2706

Re: joining small moulding

That's the one David, thanks for your help. Have a good Christmas
by nickhood
Thu 15 Dec, 2016 4:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: joining small moulding
Replies: 5
Views: 2706

joining small moulding

Some time ago I had a small tool that sat in front of the Fence on my Minigraf 44. It was two small lengths of metal joined by a swivel which when placed up against the fence it formed a lower fence it was great for small mouldings that sit lower than the standard fence. I have made a couple of wood...
by nickhood
Tue 08 Nov, 2016 2:39 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: FATG London Branch Christmas meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 1393

FATG London Branch Christmas meeting

The London Branch of the FATG are having their annual Christmas get together on Wednesday 30th November at The Reigate Manor Hotel, Reigate Hill, Reigate. Time 7.00 for 7.30 Speaker David Palmer Wessex Pictures, discussion on the use and benefits of using coated glass and up selling for profit. Hot ...
by nickhood
Tue 23 Aug, 2016 11:24 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: Blade sharpening
Replies: 4
Views: 1184

Blade sharpening

Hi, I have had my blades sharpened by Lion for many years. I used to drop them off at Lion south until it closed then gave then to Roland on the van delivery for delivery to Birmingham but this has now stopped. Can any one recommend a good blade sharpener in or near the Hertfordshire / North London ...
by nickhood
Tue 19 Apr, 2016 3:51 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: underpinner repairs
Replies: 2
Views: 558

Re: underpinner repairs

Yes that's him, thanks. I have spoken to him and all sorted out now. Top bloke.
Nick
by nickhood
Tue 19 Apr, 2016 11:52 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: underpinner repairs
Replies: 2
Views: 558

underpinner repairs

Hi all, I have forgotten the name of the underpinner engineer I used before. I believe he lives in Essex or the south east. can anybody remind me of his name and contact details please.
Thanks
Nick
by nickhood
Mon 04 Apr, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: warped Daler canvas board
Replies: 6
Views: 1493

Re: warped Daler canvas board

Thanks for all your help and suggestions
by nickhood
Sat 02 Apr, 2016 6:31 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: warped Daler canvas board
Replies: 6
Views: 1493

Re: warped Daler canvas board

Yes Inwards, any suggestions ?
by nickhood
Sat 02 Apr, 2016 4:29 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: warped Daler canvas board
Replies: 6
Views: 1493

warped Daler canvas board

Hi, a customer has bought in a acrylic painting on canvas board which has got very damp and curled along the long edge (600 x 450mm) by some 35mm from flat. . Customer has given me a free hand to try different methods to try to flatten and accepts the risk of further damage. Any suggestions as to ho...
by nickhood
Thu 13 Aug, 2015 7:48 pm
Forum: Adverts/Sales/Wants
Topic: minigraff 44
Replies: 1
Views: 940

Re: minigraff 44

Got one, best underpinner I have owned, looks like a good price for some one.
by nickhood
Fri 03 Jul, 2015 11:37 am
Forum: Adverts/Sales/Wants
Topic: Cassese CS89 + Compressor
Replies: 2
Views: 1296

Re: Cassese CS89 + Compressor

Underpinner now sold
by nickhood
Fri 05 Jun, 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: Adverts/Sales/Wants
Topic: Cassese CS89 + Compressor
Replies: 2
Views: 1296

Re: Cassese CS89 + Compressor

Hi all, any offers for this excellent underpinner before it goes on Ebay.
by nickhood
Wed 03 Jun, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: Adverts/Sales/Wants
Topic: Cassese CS89 + Compressor
Replies: 2
Views: 1296

Cassese CS89 + Compressor

Hi I have a Cassese CS89 Underpinner for sale + compressor (not silent) + wedges + spacer bar for small mouldings. Very good condition and well maintained, ( previously owned by an award winning framer). Looking for offers round the £450 mark. Great machine for any one up grading to Pneumatic underp...