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by Keith Hewitt
Wed 20 Jan, 2021 11:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's next equipment wise?
Replies: 7
Views: 61

Re: What's next equipment wise?

Mark,
I have to confess I have never looked at the Adverts/Sales/Wants section

I dont have anything to sell
I dont need to buy anything
But you haven't answered my question
System 4000 --- are there plenty or a real shortage :?:
Which is it ?
by Keith Hewitt
Wed 20 Jan, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's next equipment wise?
Replies: 7
Views: 61

Re: What's next equipment wise?

Maybe a second hand Keencut system 4000, in decent condition at an advantageous price, would be a good next move. There are plenty such machines around as second hand There's real shortage of Keencut System 4000 machines around, Mark, I'm confused :?: easy at my great age :giggle: But which is it ? ...
by Keith Hewitt
Wed 20 Jan, 2021 5:35 am
Forum: After Hours
Topic: Worth watching if you want a laugh
Replies: 3
Views: 80

Worth watching if you want a laugh

Video of a customer framing a very, very special print. :giggle: :Slap:

by Keith Hewitt
Wed 20 Jan, 2021 4:59 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Somerset
Replies: 10
Views: 189

Re: Hello from Somerset

There was a very good article in the Jan 2020 issue of Art + Framing Today.

" Master the art of washlines" by Mark Wallington

If you send me your address ( postal and or Email ) I will send you (or anyone else) a copy
by Keith Hewitt
Thu 14 Jan, 2021 4:48 am
Forum: After Hours
Topic: Characters from 14 years ago NEC Spring Fair
Replies: 8
Views: 394

Re: Characters from 14 years ago NEC Spring Fair

A few more pics from 2004 , 2005 and 2007 China 2 pics from Beijing. Note the girl selling pics, work out the cost - about 9 yuan to £1.00 :shock: :o And some creative spelling outside frame shop. At least they tried. This was 2004. Who was this character in the gaudy suit at NEC. Simon Drew The pic...
by Keith Hewitt
Wed 13 Jan, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: After Hours
Topic: Characters from 14 years ago NEC Spring Fair
Replies: 8
Views: 394

Re: Characters from 14 years ago NEC Spring Fair

The Keencut demonstrator was I believe Richard Clark The only picture I have of him from that era, is at the Madrid show in 2005. Here he is demonstrating a Longridge mount cutter ( during his break! ) Robin Lockwood ( Mr Keencut) would turn in his grave if he knew Richard had so much as put his han...
by Keith Hewitt
Wed 13 Jan, 2021 5:38 am
Forum: After Hours
Topic: Characters from 14 years ago NEC Spring Fair
Replies: 8
Views: 394

Characters from 14 years ago NEC Spring Fair

Came across these and thought how the framing market was in 2007. Yes there was a huge dump of snow that year For anyone relatively new to framing >>># The oldies are Roy Rowlands ( aka GCF 001) Pete Bingham ( aka The Bingster, and other names :giggle: ) Group pic Keith Hewitt, Roy Rowlands, John Ra...
by Keith Hewitt
Mon 11 Jan, 2021 2:53 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: hello from Dorset
Replies: 6
Views: 236

Re: hello from Dorset

Glad a few of us have helped you already Suggest you change your Location to wherever you are or Dorset if preferred. We all tend to look right to see where from, especially if you are asking where to buy supplies . Or even when you say you are " advertising for a framer to come and work for us "
by Keith Hewitt
Mon 11 Jan, 2021 11:52 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: hello from Dorset
Replies: 6
Views: 236

Re: hello from Dorset

Hello Sparky I'm a bit confused :? It says over on the right Harrogate, so my first bit of advice was go and see Maxwell Roberts for a start. Its only 30 mins http://www.headrowgallery.co.uk/ You will find him most helpful. He's in Leeds, but now I read your subject line and it says Dorset, so where...
by Keith Hewitt
Fri 01 Jan, 2021 4:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Framers ONLY Facebook group - cool video about frame shop in a bus
Replies: 10
Views: 670

Re: Framers ONLY Facebook group - cool video about frame shop in a bus

Steve, I agree with most of what you say. You are old enough to be able to speak in inches and or metric without thinking :giggle: The Framers ONLY can be a real PITA. I found best way is to simply "SEARCH" each time you log on either for a key word or thread starter, :idea: But Mo Eylas is doing so...
by Keith Hewitt
Wed 30 Dec, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Framers ONLY Facebook group - cool video about frame shop in a bus
Replies: 10
Views: 670

Re: Framers ONLY Facebook group - cool video about frame shop in a bus

A very kind person has sent me this link to the video above. :D



Well worth watching :clap:
by Keith Hewitt
Wed 30 Dec, 2020 1:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Framers ONLY Facebook group - cool video about frame shop in a bus
Replies: 10
Views: 670

Framers ONLY Facebook group - cool video about frame shop in a bus

Anyone watched the interview with USA lady framer whose husband has converted a school bus into a frame shop? She drives to the customer, who comes on the bus to select mdg , mats and glass etc. Then goes home and frames it her workshop The video is available in Framers ONLY on Facebook. You probabl...
by Keith Hewitt
Mon 21 Dec, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looking for local supplier
Replies: 3
Views: 193

Re: Looking for local supplier

Peter You asked if there is a framer who can help you near Ruislip Try this link>>> These are framers all members of FATG, so hope it helps you :idea: https://fineart.co.uk/Directory/CategoryAndPostcode.aspx?tbxLocation=&tbxPostcode=&tbxDistance=100&tbxCity=ruislip&lstCategory=16&lstCountry=234 If t...
by Keith Hewitt
Tue 15 Dec, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: After Hours
Topic: Is the world ging mad?
Replies: 9
Views: 598

Re: Is the world ging mad?

Mark, Have to say I was surprised to read your news above. As you know I work for a paper mill making about 450 tonnes every day, 7 days a week. I ran your comments past them and here is their reply. ============================================= There is no shortage of pulp. To make paper you need 2...
by Keith Hewitt
Mon 07 Dec, 2020 6:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Print touching u.v. glass
Replies: 10
Views: 649

Re: Print touching u.v. glass

I believe from your post here and also on The Grumble you now have all the info you need. :clap: Rainbow suggested asking Tru Vue, so here is your contact if needed Dot Heckle Director of Marketing Tru Vue, Inc. | 9400 West 55th Street | McCook, IL 60525 USA Phone: 708.427.1352 | Fax: 708.485.5980 w...
by Keith Hewitt
Sun 29 Nov, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Channel 4 has just shown " How to hang a picture "
Replies: 4
Views: 398

Re: Channel 4 has just shown " How to hang a picture "

Mark, You are so right- Unbelievably unprofessional! :clap: thinking a ring pull can be used to hang a picture :roll: Sadly many viewers might think all you need is a ring pull ! Framers need to be much more pro active, dont let this pass - lets all write to Steph at Channel 4 Suggest that showing s...
by Keith Hewitt
Sun 29 Nov, 2020 7:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Channel 4 has just shown " How to hang a picture "
Replies: 4
Views: 398

Re: Channel 4 has just shown " How to hang a picture "

Ive looked at the programme again just to get the facts Channel 4 Tuesday 24th Steph's Packed Lunch The bit you need is from 42 minutes to 44 minutes And the demonstrator - Anna Soubry - is showing how to hang a picture, using the ring pull off a drinks ca n :head: Guess what? >>>>> it breaks :Slap:...
by Keith Hewitt
Fri 27 Nov, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sad news - PHOTOKINA exhibition to close.
Replies: 1
Views: 198

Sad news - PHOTOKINA exhibition to close.

Its just been announced that Photokina is to close after 70 years :( It was one of the best attended exhibitions for many years Just looked up an article I wrote about the show only 6 years ago There were 1074 exhibitots from51 countries. It covered 250,000 square metres - the size of 40 football pi...
by Keith Hewitt
Tue 24 Nov, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Channel 4 has just shown " How to hang a picture "
Replies: 4
Views: 398

Channel 4 has just shown " How to hang a picture "

I will try and attach the recording I made.
The start is missing.
Will let other Forumers make their comments :giggle:

It wont let me add it ?
Was on Steph's Packed Lunch.
Click the link below

Click here
by Keith Hewitt
Tue 24 Nov, 2020 6:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Backing Board - Kraftboard v MDF
Replies: 29
Views: 14233

Re: Backing Board - Kraftboard v MDF

I wonder how many others read this and thought - Roboframer & IFGL are now back on here :?:
And then looked at the date 2014 and suddenly it all became clear :Slap: