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Post by pramsay13 » Thu 11 Mar, 2021 10:27 am

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Re: Wow

Post by Steve N » Thu 11 Mar, 2021 11:47 am

Don't think they have used enough tape, anyone can see that :giggle: :sweating:
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Re: Wow

Post by Not your average framer » Thu 11 Mar, 2021 2:20 pm

Just can't get the staff these days! Or was it that they ran out of blue tack?

:giggle: :giggle: :giggle:

Obviously not such high class bodgers as around here. Lots of stuff get secured to mounts with blue tack around these parts. Blue tack is very popular with some of the local artists Some of them make their own frames too. The glass size for all their frames is usually 18 x 24, which is the standard size for greenhouse glass down the local garden centre.
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Re: Wow

Post by David McCormack » Tue 06 Apr, 2021 9:28 am

I don't see the problem here, apart from the tape being the wrong colour? Is this what they call the bodge-hog method, will have to read up on this.... :lol:
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Re: Wow

Post by Not your average framer » Mon 21 Jun, 2021 12:11 pm

The artists around here would not do that! They tend to prefer duct tape, presumably because that is not usuually safely removable from the back of their artworks. I saw one on saturday with pink duct tape, I did not know that there was such a thing as pink duct tape. Well, you learn something new every day!
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Re: Wow

Post by Justintime » Tue 22 Jun, 2021 9:38 am

Is that cockled or rippled? I can't tell! :lol:

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Re: Wow

Post by Not your average framer » Tue 22 Jun, 2021 10:11 am

I think this must be a new trendy look! Not shabby chic, but just shabby, like we don't know what we're doing.

:giggle: :giggle: :giggle:
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Post by GeoSpectrum » Tue 22 Jun, 2021 4:08 pm

I can see the problem, they used flexi tabs….
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Re: Wow

Post by Richard Photofusion » Tue 22 Jun, 2021 7:19 pm

Not your average framer wrote:
Mon 21 Jun, 2021 12:11 pm
The artists around here would not do that! They tend to prefer duct tape, presumably because that is not usuually safely removable from the back of their artworks. I saw one on saturday with pink duct tape, I did not know that there was such a thing as pink duct tape. Well, you learn something new every day!
We've got the building floor directional with matt orange from www.gaffatape.com. Colour coded tape has a real place - lights just here, tripod there, desk there, muppets in the corner.

Decent gaffer tape is a world away from nasty cheap duct tape. Very useful for keeping frames shut, when you've run out of pints and tabs. Nothing says s*d you to the next man, like cheap taope. Pro tip, never tear gaffer from a roll of tape with your teeth - reasonable chance of taking your lips off.

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Re: Wow

Post by Hali » Mon 17 Jan, 2022 7:09 am

Not your average framer wrote:
Thu 11 Mar, 2021 2:20 pm
Just can't get the staff these days! Or was it that they ran out of blue tack?

:giggle: :giggle: :giggle:

Obviously not such high class bodgers as around here. Lots of stuff get secured to mounts with blue tack around these parts. Blue tack is very popular with some of the local artists Some of them make their own frames too. The glass size for all their frames is usually 18 x 24, which is the standard size for greenhouse glass down the local garden centre.
There's no fixed benchmark on the size of a small greenhouse, but the most popular hobby greenhouse size is 6×8 ft. Even though we classify this as small, it still gives you plenty of space to move around. It will easily harbor a good amount of plants and vegetables in it.

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Re: Wow

Post by Not your average framer » Mon 17 Jan, 2022 9:37 am

My local hardware shop stocks 18" x 24" and that's what artists often bring in to me to get me to cut it to size it is actual sold as green house glass. I was always under the impreesion that greenhouse glass was 2mm thick, but this stuff is 3mm thick. Old fashioned green house glass used to be this size when green houses were made out of wood, but a lot of the modern ones are imported and I don't know if there is a standard size of glass for these. I've seen Green houses in a local really big store and these were glazed with plasic.
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