Step-by-step Picture Framing: A Practical Guide to Making and Decorating Beautiful Frames (Paperback)Rian Kanduth (author)
Paperback Published: 05/07/2010
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This is a practical guide to making and decorating beautiful frames. It contains over 40 projects to make, including decorative mounts, traditional wooden frames with mitred joints and colourful customized frame ideas. It features an inspirational range of projects to suit all levels of expertise, illustrated throughout with step-by-step photographs. It offers clear, expert guidance on every aspect of the art of successful picture framing, with plenty of ideas for beginners as well as those with some frame-making experience. It includes everything you need to know about creating a frame from scratch, as well as clear advice on frame restoration. Picture frames can be attractive and decorative features in the home, and learning to make them is a satisfying and rewarding craft. This book shows you all you need to know to make and embellish the perfect frame that will suit your home and choice of picture. Learn how to cut and join a simple frame, then move on to more challenging tasks such as creating a rebate with a router. Learn the art of traditional gilding or be creative with pretty stencils and stamps. Discover the secrets of successful frame restoration, and follow the step-by-step instructions to create fabulous finishes such as verdigris, water gilding, marbling, craquelure and much more.
Publisher: Anness Publishing
Weight: 676 g
Dimensions: 297 x 228 x 10 mm
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