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by Steve N
Thu 05 Dec, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: Keencut system 4000
Replies: 5
Views: 126

Re: Keencut system 4000

poliopete wrote "If you cut your glass in batches waste is minimised." Exactly, I cut all the glass that is needed for all the weeks orders in one go, normally on Tuesday morning, I just stick a bit of masking tape on each piece with the work order number on, so I can find it when I start doing all...
by Steve N
Wed 04 Dec, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Keencut system 4000
Replies: 5
Views: 126

Re: Keencut system 4000

You don't have to chuck it on the scrap heap just for that, it can still cut board, mountcard, plastic glazing, you just have to learn how to cut glass on a bench with a hand held cutter :) You could always have a go at just taking the cutting wheel out of one of these https://www.lionpic.co.uk/p/13...
by Steve N
Thu 28 Nov, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: hanging type for narrow profiles
Replies: 7
Views: 526

Re: hanging type for narrow profiles

D-Rings riveted in the backboard, simple job done
by Steve N
Thu 21 Nov, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: Scuff remedy
Replies: 7
Views: 278

Re: Scuff remedy

BTW, do you use the other finishes they do? no

Can you use it to seal any wood finish? yes , well may be






:giggle:
by Steve N
Thu 21 Nov, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Self-adhesive picture hangers
Replies: 5
Views: 265

Re: Self-adhesive picture hangers

I have a customer who uses them, not had one come back yet :sweating: , but I always add a note to the invoice/work order that the customer asked for no hangers to be fitted
by Steve N
Thu 21 Nov, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: Scuff remedy
Replies: 7
Views: 278

Re: Scuff remedy

I sometimes have problems with a moulding that is a matt black paint finish wood grain, but some how that factory packs it wrong and it gets shiny bit along the front face, which show up, so I brush some of this on and it all fries nice and flat :clap: it's dead flat finish type 20191121_075748.jpg
by Steve N
Tue 19 Nov, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Environmentally friendly packaging
Replies: 7
Views: 592

Re: Environmentally friendly packaging

You have been peeking Mr Cleaver :clap: :lol:
by Steve N
Tue 19 Nov, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: Environmentally friendly packaging
Replies: 7
Views: 592

Re: Environmentally friendly packaging

if you are using it to wrap around frames, you're wasting you time as it offers little or no protection on it's own, except from dirty finger prints :giggle:
by Steve N
Sat 09 Nov, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: After Hours
Topic: Removing the smell from old books
Replies: 10
Views: 531

Re: Removing the smell from old books

:lol:
by Steve N
Sat 09 Nov, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: After Hours
Topic: Removing the smell from old books
Replies: 10
Views: 531

Re: Removing the smell from old books

Mark (NYAF) where are you, this is right up your street :rock:
by Steve N
Thu 07 Nov, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Technology - CMC's Computers Etc
Topic: Contract CMC wanted
Replies: 9
Views: 2905

Re: Contract CMC wanted

Wrong time of the year for us, exhibitions, Bath Christmas Market,online orders and Christmas, no spare capacity :cash: :dance: :cash: :ninja: :star:
by Steve N
Tue 05 Nov, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Valiani creasing issue
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Re: Valiani creasing issue

sounds like you creasing head is not calibrated for the machine, you need to go into settings, choose Machine setting then Tools, then choose the tool/head , in this case it's the creasing head, them page 4, top left setting is the starting adjustment, as it shows in the diagram below, if it's leavi...
by Steve N
Sun 03 Nov, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Collapse
Replies: 16
Views: 841

Re: Collapse

StevenG wrote:
Sat 02 Nov, 2019 1:36 pm
Didn't that happen before? :sweating:
I was thinking that :? well at lest no one was hurt
by Steve N
Mon 28 Oct, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The new Larson Juhl website.
Replies: 10
Views: 1121

Re: The new Larson Juhl website.

Is anybody else still having trouble with their website when ordering, I hardly order off them any more since the start of the year, due to the problems they have had, I try to order order from other suppliers and only order from them if I can't get it anywhere else, but the last two time I tried to...
by Steve N
Wed 23 Oct, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Couriers for framed glazed artworks
Replies: 6
Views: 579

Re: Couriers for framed glazed artworks

Most of the mainstream ones ,Hermes, FedEx, DHL, DPD etc will not insure glazed pictures, I found FedEx to cause the most damage :head:
by Steve N
Wed 23 Oct, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Welsh rugby cap
Replies: 5
Views: 584

Re: Welsh rugby cap

the customer with the rugby caps has just brought in another one, wants it exactly the same as the others :clap:
by Steve N
Mon 21 Oct, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dates on paintings..
Replies: 6
Views: 485

Re: Dates on paintings..

when I first opened my own shop, my labels that I stuck on the back of the frames had spaces for invoice number and date, I used these for a while until an artist asked me not to put the date on as when she exhibited them, it dated them and if they never sold the first year it looked like 'Old Stock...
by Steve N
Thu 17 Oct, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Art touching glass
Replies: 13
Views: 970

Re: Art touching glass

What's a V-Hinge :giggle: :Slap: :sweating: But seriously, if there is some misunderstanding what a 'Shadow Mount' is, then what is causing the bowing or how it's bowing, or how the artwork is attached, then a remedy not going to be easily recommended, if mounted on foamcore , is the foamcore bendin...
by Steve N
Wed 16 Oct, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Art touching glass
Replies: 13
Views: 970

Re: Art touching glass

Totally agree Mark, it sounds like it should be the mount next to the window in a box frame, also agree with your other points :yes:
by Steve N
Wed 16 Oct, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Art touching glass
Replies: 13
Views: 970

Re: Art touching glass

So in other words 'Float Mounted' , who is making up these techniques names :sweating: