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by iantheframer
Sun 06 May, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: EU Suppliers needed!
Replies: 18
Views: 1463

Re: EU Suppliers needed!

Have not been there for a couple of years. When I did they were very helpful the show room is massive, the variety huge, they make many of their own mouldings on site. They did not have a published price list, but were happy to print off anything I was interested in. I would strongly recommend you v...
by iantheframer
Sun 06 May, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: EU Suppliers needed!
Replies: 18
Views: 1463

Re: EU Suppliers needed!

Have you tried moldartpóvoa in Porto?

They have a good range of stock.
by iantheframer
Thu 29 Mar, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Unframing Items
Replies: 6
Views: 1431

Re: Unframing Items

Do you have a maintenance department or janitor. They would most likely have something that fits.
by iantheframer
Sat 24 Feb, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Contacting your customers by SMS text messages
Replies: 22
Views: 2641

Re: Contacting your customers by SMS text messages

If you log onto your service providers website and register there they should have an option to send text merssage from your client area.
by iantheframer
Fri 07 Jul, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hanging frames in public places
Replies: 11
Views: 8065

Re: Hanging frames in public places

Are you intending to hang the frames yourself? If you are I would strongly advise against this. There are all sorts of issues regarding public liability and health and safety when working in public areas. there are many companies that do this type of thing and it is best to contact them and pass on ...
by iantheframer
Wed 29 Apr, 2015 4:17 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Which wedges?
Replies: 5
Views: 1257

Re: Which wedges?

Always used normal
by iantheframer
Wed 29 Apr, 2015 9:33 am
Forum: Business Matters
Topic: Waste bins
Replies: 23
Views: 12694

Re: Waste bins

Its true about the waste transport

We recycled board and bits of perspex etc to local schools until a man from the council turned up threatening prosecution for us and them for illegal transportation of trade waste.

got around it by issuing an invoice for £1.00, then it was selling so no problem
by iantheframer
Sat 11 Apr, 2015 1:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dove tail joints on corners
Replies: 5
Views: 2297

Re: Dove tail joints on corners

started a similar topic a while ago, may help

http://theframersforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=3347

you will need to scroll down a bit to get to the part that is of interest to you
by iantheframer
Fri 07 Nov, 2014 9:16 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: Large mount cut
Replies: 12
Views: 2903

Re: Large mount cut

JPP are a supplier only, useful to know of for boards and papers, but they do not cut mounts
by iantheframer
Fri 07 Nov, 2014 8:34 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: Large mount cut
Replies: 12
Views: 2903

Re: Large mount cut

by iantheframer
Tue 28 Jan, 2014 10:20 pm
Forum: Adverts/Sales/Wants
Topic: Wanted: left-hand morso extension arm
Replies: 3
Views: 945

Re: Wanted: left-hand morso extension arm

or you could get one of these

http://www.axminster.co.uk/axminster-fo ... ler-stands

Have used similar for 20 years no problem
by iantheframer
Fri 26 Jul, 2013 12:36 pm
Forum: After Hours
Topic: Moving house
Replies: 7
Views: 3048

Re: Moving house

you have been liked :D

Good luck
by iantheframer
Fri 31 May, 2013 2:43 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Are there any oversized mountboard suppliers?
Replies: 13
Views: 2505

Re: Are there any oversized mountboard suppliers?

John Purcell Paper do a museum board 162 x 218 cms, but only in white

http://www.johnpurcell.net/herimusMT.html

And they are not far from you
by iantheframer
Mon 17 Dec, 2012 8:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: books
Replies: 4
Views: 598

Re: books

by iantheframer
Tue 18 Sep, 2012 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Glazing an oil
Replies: 30
Views: 1467

Re: Glazing an oil

I think that if the artist sees the piece framed as his finished vision then I agree that it should be sold as such, already framed I have had many customers over the years that have followed the artists “advice” and not liked the finished article. Several more who have been quite upset that the fra...
by iantheframer
Tue 18 Sep, 2012 2:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Glazing an oil
Replies: 30
Views: 1467

Re: Glazing an oil

I agree with the glazing option.

I dont understand why, if the customer owns the picture, what the artist thinks here has any relevence.As long as copyright is not breeched, surely the legitimate owner can display the painting however they choose?
by iantheframer
Mon 17 Sep, 2012 7:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Framer's wish list
Replies: 20
Views: 1379

Re: Framer's wish list

Dave wrote:Simples,

Also an attachment which can be placed on a 45deg. mitre to allow you to exactly measure the inside of a rebate.

Dave
Here you go

http://www.leevalley.com/en/wood/page.a ... 98&p=32578

Or here

http://www.powertooldirect.co.uk/mitre_hoo-p-78015.html

Used one for years
by iantheframer
Sat 25 Aug, 2012 9:55 am
Forum: Outgassing
Topic: Conservation Question
Replies: 38
Views: 29934

Re: Conservation Question

I would say that UV glass is a requirement of conservation framing if any artwork is being displayed in an environment where UV light is present. If it is being framed for display in a controlled environment and will not leave this then it is superfluous. The most often overlooked point is that ALL ...