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Picture Framing Techniques - DIY Frames

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Whether you’re a professional framer or just learning for the first time, there’s always new picture framing techniques to learn that will improve the look of any piece. offer a range of DIY videos and new techniques for picture framing, so you create the perfect look.

Our team has over forty years’ experience in DIY framing, and understand the best picture framing techniques for any piece. We can help you create any look, size, shape or finish – and if you can’t find the right techniques for picture framing, contact us and we’ll assist.

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Learn more about picture framing techniques

If you are new to DIY framing, then you’ll need to take some time to learn the basics and different techniques for picture framing. Below, we talk a bit about various picture-framing techniques to get you started.

These techniques for framing pictures have been discussed in more detail in our Education Section. Click on the link below each section to find out more…

Frame Cutting and Joining

The straightness of your frame edges will affect the overall finish of your piece, so it’s important that you have a quality frame cutter. The techniques for picture framing used during the joining process can also enhance the look of your piece, so make sure you have the right set of clamps.

Read more about framing clamps here.

Mat Cutting

There are many mat cutting techniques for picture framing. Most people know that the color and texture of your mat is used to enhance the look of your piece, but what they don’t know is that it also provides strength to the piece – so it’s important you select a quality mat and mat cutter.

Click here to find out more about mat cutting.

Frame Finishing and Hanging

While there are many techniques for picture framing, the finishing of your frame will give a much more professional finish. Frame finishing involves things such as attaching a backing board, adding a glass cover and hanging. When picture framing, techniques for hanging vary depending on the size and shape of your piece.

For more information about picture hanging, click here.

Now you know some basic picture framing techniques, let’s get started!

If you’ve taken the time to read through each of these sections, then you should have a better understanding of some techniques for picture framing. If you’re ready to get started, and want to put some of those picture-framing techniques into practice, then you’ll need the right products.

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