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by Steve N
Fri 24 Jan, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: Super Jumbo Mountboard
Replies: 8
Views: 650

Re: Super Jumbo Mountboard

what I tend to do is get a length of straight wood, longer than the mount, put you slipmat on the big bench, put your mount face down on the slipmat, hopefully you have marked on the back of the mount where the window will be. tape the ends of the wood to the bench, you should be able to slide your ...
by Steve N
Fri 24 Jan, 2020 4:49 am
Forum: Technology - CMC's Computers Etc
Topic: Is it possible to run a business without a landlines
Replies: 5
Views: 144

Re: Is it possible to run a business without a landlines

Thanks Steven
I look into about attaching a local number

Cheers
by Steve N
Thu 23 Jan, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Technology - CMC's Computers Etc
Topic: Is it possible to run a business without a landlines
Replies: 5
Views: 144

Re: Is it possible to run a business without a landlines

"You can also tether your phone to your laptop and run the laptop using your 4g signal."

Intresting, just checked it out on YouTube, look really simple
Thank for that Nick

Cheers
by Steve N
Thu 23 Jan, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Technology - CMC's Computers Etc
Topic: Is it possible to run a business without a landlines
Replies: 5
Views: 144

Is it possible to run a business without a landlines

So , been thinking about when I down size / relocate my business when I go into semi-retirement, trying to keep the overheads down, I don't want to really have to sign up to a lengthy contract for a phone landlines along with broadband . To run things I will need to have access to the Internet for e...
by Steve N
Thu 23 Jan, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Super Jumbo Mountboard
Replies: 8
Views: 650

Re: Super Jumbo Mountboard

Ade704 wrote
" I see that Centrado can supply the Rising boards at up to 104" x 60" but who on earth can cut apertures in something this big?!"


Large bench, straightedge(wooden) and a hand mountcutter, simple :giggle: :sweating:
by Steve N
Mon 20 Jan, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Technology - CMC's Computers Etc
Topic: How long would computer mountcutter blades normally last?
Replies: 6
Views: 215

Re: How long would computer mountcutter blades normally last?

Are you using new blades, as I have found that the latest ones I have purchased, don't seem to last very long, might be a bad batch When cutting a full sheets of multiple mounts , I tend to move (in the software ) the array around so not cutting in the same place all the time, which tends to make th...
by Steve N
Mon 20 Jan, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 10mm wide bare wood moulding
Replies: 7
Views: 415

Re: 10mm wide bare wood moulding

Hi Ed Went to a charity( where we got our greyhound from) dog show yesterday, put her in a couple of classes, didn't get anywhere, but she was worn out for the rest of the day, as she han't had her morning/lunchtime nap :giggle: :giggle: 10mm is very small, I wouldn't use it on anything too big as y...
by Steve N
Sat 18 Jan, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 10mm wide bare wood moulding
Replies: 7
Views: 415

Re: 10mm wide bare wood moulding

Hi Ed
Welcome to the forum, the closest I can find is this one, pine from D&J Simons
https://www.djsimons.co.uk/index.php?ro ... =000j%2F13
by Steve N
Tue 14 Jan, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: After all these years.....
Replies: 3
Views: 193

After all these years.....

After all these years, I thought it was about time for Introductions Started framing around 1989 for a shop which was in a chain known as Frame IT mainly in the south west. Started to enter framing competitions when the main framing and publishing show was held at Olympia in London in September each...
by Steve N
Tue 14 Jan, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Technology - CMC's Computers Etc
Topic: Windows 7 advice
Replies: 8
Views: 259

Re: Windows 7 advice

Had two of my websites hacked once, bloody scally wags :lol:
by Steve N
Tue 14 Jan, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi there
Replies: 6
Views: 295

Re: Hi there

welcome to the forum
2mm will do
by Steve N
Tue 14 Jan, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: Technology - CMC's Computers Etc
Topic: Windows 7 advice
Replies: 8
Views: 259

Re: Windows 7 advice

All mine are windows 7, except one with 8 on, that's for my accounts
A lot of my programs/software, are old and most probably not run on 8 or 10 :xcomputer:

just keep your ant-virus up to date , something I have to do this week
by Steve N
Tue 14 Jan, 2020 7:41 am
Forum: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly
Topic: Optimistic Ebayer!
Replies: 2
Views: 263

Re: Optimistic Ebayer!

So what have you bid :giggle: :sweating:
Could make a killing on it :lol:
by Steve N
Fri 10 Jan, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Framing Training (GCF) & Military Funding.
Replies: 5
Views: 268

Re: Framing Training (GCF) & Military Funding.

Welcome to the forum Martin, your 1st port of call should be the Fine Art Trade Guild, as they are the one to award the qualifications, they should be able to point you in the right direction, the framer near Bristol who used to do training is Mike Royall, damn fine guy , he is a member of the forum...
by Steve N
Thu 09 Jan, 2020 6:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you tape up your package?
Replies: 13
Views: 521

Re: Do you tape up your package?

I only do it on dark mounts, - well sometimes, I personally do not like it, the main reason is, if the customer somehow manage to break the glass, they tend to try and pull the broken glass out of the front of the frame, and it won't come out because it's taped in, so they show up at the shop with a...
by Steve N
Tue 07 Jan, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Transit boxes for picture frames
Replies: 7
Views: 309

Re: Transit boxes for picture frames

Try Kite packaging
by Steve N
Tue 07 Jan, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: Mdf oak moulding`
Replies: 7
Views: 262

Re: Mdf oak moulding`

Sorry Mark, never read all your post, just skimmed it I'm afraid :Slap: :sweating: :giggle:
by Steve N
Tue 07 Jan, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: Mdf oak moulding`
Replies: 7
Views: 262

Re: Mdf oak moulding`

Its not plastic

Finish: Wood Grain, Veneer
Species: Mdf