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Picture framing : a practical guide from basic to Baroque

Author: Desmond MacNamara
Publisher: Newton Abbot ; North Pomfret (Vt.) : David & Charles, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book shows how to acquire picture framing skills. Also provides information on the reproduction and repair of antique and ornamented frames.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Desmond MacNamara
ISBN: 0715386891 9780715386897
OCLC Number: 15631139
Description: 119 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction --
A short history of picture framing --
A basic moulding and mitre cutting for all mouldings --
Mount cutting --
Reproducing from antique mouldings --
Gesso, finishes and gilding --
Repair of ornamented frames --
Making antique frames from drawings or photographs --
Oval, box, floating, tray, lunette and Georgian print frames --
Glazing and completion --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Desmond MacNamara.

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Now in paperback, a practical manual on picture framing, from the construction of a basic wooden frame to more ornate creations. Includes advice on repairing and restoring damaged frames. First  Read more...

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