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by hyperfocal
Mon 27 Mar, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly
Topic: Backing Board
Replies: 48
Views: 34868

Re: Backing Board

I had no idea my simple post would lead to such a lively discussion. I believe, from experience, in the case of photographic images the customers considerations are quite different from someone who brings in a painting or a object with historical significance to frame. Most people who have a picture...
by hyperfocal
Mon 20 Mar, 2017 2:03 am
Forum: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly
Topic: Backing Board
Replies: 48
Views: 34868

Re: Backing Board

The customer, against my advice, insisted I put it back as it was. Sentimental attachment won over good practice; surprisingly there was no apparent damage to the picture other than some slight fading.
by hyperfocal
Fri 23 Sep, 2016 1:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PHOTO PRINTER
Replies: 11
Views: 7755

Re: PHOTO PRINTER

I would agree with the suggestion to go with a larger printer, an A4 printer will quickly become very limiting. If the budget allows, go for an A3 plus, as a minimum, better still a 24 inch roll printer, Canon and Epson are most peoples first choice. An equally important consideration, if you are go...
by hyperfocal
Fri 05 Aug, 2016 7:14 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: Silver sterling coins
Replies: 16
Views: 3298

Re: Silver sterling coins

Have a look on eBay, there are a range of air tight coin containers readily available for popular coin sizes. Once the coin is sealed inside you can hardly tell the're there.
by hyperfocal
Mon 09 Mar, 2015 4:16 am
Forum: Business Matters
Topic: Going 'chop'
Replies: 24
Views: 9847

Re: Going 'chop'

Although I have only been going for around 18 months now, I see chops as I no brainer, I started this way and will continue with chops for the foreseeable future. This opinion has be reinforced by posts on this forum about the problems with blades not cutting cleanly, warped and damaged lengths bein...
by hyperfocal
Mon 09 Mar, 2015 3:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gunk on scissors.
Replies: 17
Views: 4450

Re: Gunk on scissors.

Eucalyptus Oil, works a treat and clears your sinuses at the same time.
by hyperfocal
Tue 17 Feb, 2015 3:01 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: Glass cutting
Replies: 9
Views: 1192

Re: Glass cutting

I had the same problem for a while and an older framer suggested just to run the score a couple of times at the top for about 5cm then the full length as you would do normally. (hope that makes sense) it works a treat.
by hyperfocal
Fri 31 Oct, 2014 2:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: General State of Play
Replies: 15
Views: 2212

Re: General State of Play

Steep learning curve