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by gesso
Tue 21 Nov, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Business Matters
Topic: Deceased client...
Replies: 29
Views: 15316

Re: Deceased client...

Get some correct legal advise. No matter how well intentioned the forum is unless the law is behind you It'll be useless for you if you have to take the people to a court or if you are taken to court. It sounds like you've invested a great deal of money into all the work so a solid investment in leg...
by gesso
Sun 05 Mar, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Adverts/Sales/Wants
Topic: Morso springs
Replies: 3
Views: 965

Re: Morso springs

I've got a spare pair .....somewhere. You still need some?
by gesso
Fri 26 Aug, 2016 6:44 am
Forum: Adverts/Sales/Wants
Topic: Morso Barn find
Replies: 3
Views: 1454

Morso Barn find

think it should stay there!
by gesso
Wed 01 Jun, 2016 7:21 am
Forum: Business Matters
Topic: Home based framer
Replies: 24
Views: 19246

Re: Home based framer

Hi coming a little late to this conversation, been busy Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, I almost have time to actually make frames. I use wix.com as my host their design process is easy, they help you with your SEO (search engine optimisation) and also have a number of templates you can use ...
by gesso
Mon 23 May, 2016 10:07 am
Forum: Outgassing
Topic: can a facemounted acrylic be consevation standard
Replies: 23
Views: 20737

Re: can a facemounted acrylic be consevation standard

sctsct: these people who put these stickers on their pieces, havn't got a clue, its like the dumb leading the blind. like many framers on here in the 30 yrs of framing I've heared and seen it all. From the country's top conservators passing on their advice quickly followed by "I didn't tell you that...
by gesso
Mon 23 May, 2016 8:55 am
Forum: Outgassing
Topic: can a facemounted acrylic be consevation standard
Replies: 23
Views: 20737

Re: can a facemounted acrylic be consevation standard

Graysalchemy wrote:But surely getting a cheap copy would be in breach of the Artist's copyright and you wouldn't want to condone that would you>
Of course not. not at all, who would do such a thing!
by gesso
Mon 23 May, 2016 7:47 am
Forum: Outgassing
Topic: can a facemounted acrylic be consevation standard
Replies: 23
Views: 20737

Re: can a facemounted acrylic be consevation standard

I helped set up an online photo/print / framing company a few years ago. Basically when these companies say this they are always talking about the durability of the image and not nessecarily about the work, my greatest bugbear was dry mounting on museum board ....after I had stopped laughing at the ...
by gesso
Sat 05 Mar, 2016 9:33 am
Forum: Adverts/Sales/Wants
Topic: Hoffman router
Replies: 7
Views: 3068

Re: Hoffman router

This is the Tewkesbury saw site. http://www.tewkesburysaw.co.uk As I said earlier they did have a second hand one a few weeks ago they wanted 1000 for it but if you can wait they do come up on eBay, usually fetching between 500 / 750. Alternatively you could go on bidspotter or thesalesroom and set ...
by gesso
Fri 04 Mar, 2016 10:29 pm
Forum: Adverts/Sales/Wants
Topic: Hoffman router
Replies: 7
Views: 3068

Re: Hoffman router

sounds a real dog. If I get a chance to get a rep down
I'll take a note and see if it's part of the make up.
by gesso
Fri 04 Mar, 2016 9:14 pm
Forum: Adverts/Sales/Wants
Topic: Hoffman router
Replies: 7
Views: 3068

Re: Hoffman router

I purchased one of these under the whale name from ebay, the quality was absoloutley shocking and it went straight back the next day for refund. I got an xline 25 from from scott and sergent in the end which is great and a fair bit cheaper the the mu2 but does essentially the same. Still quite expe...
by gesso
Wed 02 Mar, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: Adverts/Sales/Wants
Topic: Hoffman router
Replies: 7
Views: 3068

Re: Hoffman router

It's not a mu2 Tewksbury saws had one for sale (1k) but these are on eBay at the mo....
https://www.ebay.co.uk/ulk/itm/291639623929
by gesso
Fri 05 Feb, 2016 7:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fake email with CV from a 'Dan Jantzen'
Replies: 6
Views: 1528

Fake email with CV from a 'Dan Jantzen'

Yesterday I received an email enquiring if there was a position available in my company. on investigating further it turned out to be a fake with a zipped attachment that contained a virus. the laptop I used to open the file is now being taken care of. It looks like some Executives in The US has had...
by gesso
Fri 22 Jan, 2016 1:21 pm
Forum: Business Matters
Topic: Twitter users
Replies: 35
Views: 24323

Re: Twitter users

#ZZZZZZZZ sounds about right!
by gesso
Sun 20 Dec, 2015 10:51 am
Forum: Business Matters
Topic: Buying a framing business
Replies: 50
Views: 27498

Re: Buying a framing business

Hi Nolan

give us 24 hr notice so we can meet up in Gloucester or Cheltenham.
It'll give me a good excuse to escape the in laws for a couple of hours.
cheers
mark
by gesso
Thu 17 Dec, 2015 8:39 am
Forum: Business Matters
Topic: Buying a framing business
Replies: 50
Views: 27498

Re: Buying a framing business

YGM
by gesso
Sun 30 Aug, 2015 11:40 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: deep hardwood mouldings
Replies: 10
Views: 1739

Re: deep hardwood mouldings

If your leaving the moulding natural then you could dowel the mitres with the same wood. Do as robo said use a mitre vice and glue into the holes. If your going to stain your frame then be aware of what effect the glue can have on the stain your using. If dowelling don't use ribbed dowels but find s...
by gesso
Fri 28 Aug, 2015 8:04 am
Forum: Adverts/Sales/Wants
Topic: Gilding Services
Replies: 1
Views: 826

Re: Gilding Services

good stuff David.
by gesso
Sun 16 Aug, 2015 12:16 pm
Forum: Adverts/Sales/Wants
Topic: Box frame moulding
Replies: 16
Views: 5977

Re: Box frame moulding

you could get yourself a spindle moulder and manufacture your own but that all depends on how many your going to manufacture.
by gesso
Sat 15 Aug, 2015 4:56 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: The driftwood look.
Replies: 63
Views: 16292

Re: The driftwood look.

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Nice work. I can almost taste the salt.
by gesso
Thu 06 Aug, 2015 9:55 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: The driftwood look.
Replies: 63
Views: 16292

Re: The driftwood look.

gesso wrote:I've found the 'sugi ban' process allows gives you the base to then add a paint finish that will
get close to the Driftwood look.
Just a word to the wise; DON'T FORGET TO LET YOUR INSURERS KNOW!

http://thegildersstudio.co.uk