How To Professionally Frame Your Artwork at Home!

Properly framing your photos, posters, and other artwork is more than just putting it in an off-the-shelf frame–there are many tricks that professional frame makers use to keep your precious art pristine and looking great on the wall. Jen walks you through the process of making a custom frame using accessible specialty tools and tips she learned from doing this professionally. It’s a process that’s both satisfying and could also save you a lot of money!

Tools and materials
Logan Pro Joiner: https://amzn.to/3fhsuDs
Corner clamps: https://amzn.to/3oLW2fC
Wood markers: https://amzn.to/3ufzpRJ
CA glue: https://amzn.to/3vfJD61
Wood glue: https://amzn.to/2RyF1cD
Nail Hole and Corner Filler: https://amzn.to/34f2qT3
Framing point gun + points: https://amzn.to/2QLO3m5
Acid free foam board: https://amzn.to/3feHBxt
ATG tape gun: https://amzn.to/34c42Nk
Acid free backing paper: https://amzn.to/3oGCTLW
Dust cover trimmer: https://www.mybinding.com/logan-f60-picture-framing-dust-cover-trimmer.html
Framing wire: https://amzn.to/3fcslkz
D ring hangers: https://amzn.to/3vhNZcO
Frame bumpers: https://amzn.to/3fcfuia

Prints shown by: https://www.secretrisoclub.com/shop and https://www.ericknightmaps.com/

Shot by Gunther Kirsch and edited by Norman Chan

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3 thoughts on “How To Professionally Frame Your Artwork at Home!

  1. I ran a frame shop for a while when I was in college and have always been amazed that more people don’t know about ATG adhesives. Absolutely indispensable if you do any kind of assembly work.

  2. If you spritz a little water on the film protecting the acrylic sheet before you peel it off it neutralises the static. Don’t ask me how!

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