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xx   ART

How to care for and preserve paper Americana. Includes information on how to frame prints, care of photographs, and how to preserve letters, autographs and newspapers.
AMERICANA Nov-Dec 1977 (v.5#5) pg. 6

Seven ideas on how to frame anything easily and inexpensively. (1) Sandwiching between glass and Masonite with Swiss Clips, (2) building a table top shadow box, (3) making a frame from molding, (4) taping two pieces of glass together, (5) using plastic box frames, (6) buying precut metal frames, and (7) wrapping in a plastic sleeve.
APARTMENT LIFE Feb 1978 (v.10#2) pg. 62

Solutions to seven framing challenges. (1) Floating a watercolor with V-hinges. (2) Handling handmade papers. (3) Protecting pastels. (4) French matting. (5) Encapsulation for two-sided or fragile art. (6) Oil painting on gessoed paper. (7) Oversized art.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1989 (v.6#11) pg. 76

Tips on the use of backboards to protect finished artwork.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1990 (v.7#5) pg. 36

Advice on why NOT to use brown wrapping paper or other wood pulp papers for a drawing or painting and tips on how to mount cockled (wrinkled) pieces for framing.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1991 (v.8#1) pg. 84

Advice on selecting an acrylic or polycarbonate glazing for framing a painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1992 (v.9#2) pg. 27

Framing on the cheap. Creative ways to frame artwork on a budget.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1992 (v.9#2) pg. 89

Handling large watercolors with ease. How to take the hassles out of stretching the paper, painting and framing large-format watercolors.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1992 (v.9#5) pg. 66
Added Info ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1992 (v.9#8) pg. 10

Framing to sell. The basic dos and don'ts of picture framing.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1992 (v.9#9) pg. 24
Added Info ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1992 (v.9#12) pg. 10

Technique for preventing a pastel painting from touching the glass of a picture frame uses a wooden spacer around the edge instead of a conventional mat.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1992 (v.9#10) pg. 100

Making picture-perfect frames for works on paper. A guide to mat cutters, matboard selection, hints for making the cut, hinging, frame selection, and floating a watercolor.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1992 (v.9#11) pg. 77

Advice on framing oils painted on paper.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1992 (v.9#11) pg. 87

Advice on preventing moisture buildup inside glass-framed artworks.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1994 (v.11#3) pg. 97

A quick reference to selecting a glazing material (glass or acrylic) to use when framing artwork.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1995 (v.12#2) pg. 24

Conservation framing. What it takes to make artwork last for generations.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1995 (v.12#7) pg. 24

The keys to measuring for a successful framing job in which the mat and frame are properly balanced.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1996 (v.13#2) pg. 27

How to fit together artwork and picture frames that have different proportions.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1996 (v.13#4) pg. 30

Advice on framing artwork for a juried show.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1996 (v.13#8) pg. 26

Tip shows the use of pre-slit foam pipe insulation to separate stacked, framed artwork.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1996 (v.13#9) pg. 86

How to select the right frame for artwork.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1996 (v.13#11) pg. 84

Framing oversized works. Advice on frame stock, glazing, and archival quality matboard, hinges, backing boards and dust cover.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1997 (v.14#2) pg. 72

Technique for mounting heavy watercolor paper without using adhesives.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1997 (v.14#4) pg. 32

How to frame an oil painting. Tips on choosing a frame that fits and complements a painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1997 (v.14#9) pg. 82

The artist's acid test. How to choose framing material to keep artwork in top shape.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1997 (v.14#11) pg. 88

Paper framing preliminaries. How to choose the best mounting method for art on paper. Describes both permanent and temporary techniques.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1998 (v.15#6) pg. 64

The professional touch. Five situations when a professional should be used to frame your artwork.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1998 (v.15#9) pg. 69

Frame it yourself. A professional framer provides a guide to equipment and materials.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1998 (v.15#12) pg. 85

Photo shows how to make a backsplash for a kitchen counter by mounting a collage of snapshots behind a sheet of acrylic plastic. Est. cost: $21.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 30

Photo shows how poster-size photos of children can be used to face kitchen cabinet doors. Est. cost: $28.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 46

Suggestions for framing and displaying pictures and other pieces of art.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1979 (v.57#3) pg. 112

Wall art. Tips on mounting three-dimensional art or collectibles directly on the wall and surrounding with a frame.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1999 (v.77#2) pg. 30

Suitable for framing. How to frame and display children's art. (1) Art-on-a-roll scroll in a box. (2) Pieced art frame. (3) Plastic-laminate placemats. (4) Tower of art made from boxes covered in colored paper. (5)3-D art.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1999 (v.77#5) pg. 273

Frame work. Mastering the basics of picture framing will save you money.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1988 (v.12#3) pg. 41

Memories are made for framing. Part 1 of 3. Advice on selecting matting, molding, glass and backing board.
CRAFTS Apr 1996 (v.19#4) pg. 80

Memories are made for framing. Part 2 of 3. Advice on cutting the mat, mounting artwork, frame assembly and cutting glass.
CRAFTS May 1996 (v.19#5) pg. 56

Memories are made for framing. Part 3 of 3. Advice on adding embellishment to mat, frame or glass.
CRAFTS Jun 1996 (v.19#6) pg. 68

How to mat and frame artwork.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #198 Apr 1979 (v.29#4) pg. 50

Picture framing. A beginner's guide to preparation of the artwork, and selecting, cutting and gluing the molding. Includes advice on shop-made moldings.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #325 Feb 1992 (v.42#2) pg. 70
Added Info FAMILY HANDYMAN #330 Jul-Aug 1992 (v.42#7) pg. 81
Added Info FAMILY HANDYMAN #332 Oct 1992 (v.42#9) pg. 24

How to frame oil paintings. Covers liners and how to frame paintings on canvas and canvas board.
HANDY ANDY Feb 1978 (v.2#5) pg. 38

How to mount the blueprint for "Tahiti Two" and trim borders with a length of rope for an unusual picture.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #546 Nov 1973 (v.69) pg. 26

Picture perfect. The art of framing and hanging pictures that are in keeping with a 19th-century interior.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1991 (v.19#1) pg. 41

Wet mounting prints. How to wet mount inexpensive reproductions of works of art onto hardboard using diluted glue or wallpaper paste.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1985 (v.162#2) pg. 157

Saving graces. A conservator's secrets for mounting, matting and preserving valuable artwork and precious documents.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1989 (v.166#2) pg. 73

How to make inexpensive art displays from multiple copies of picture postcards arranged in groups on colored mat board.
SUNSET Nov 1977 (v.159#5) pg. 142

How to mount artwork between two sheets of glass to create a floating effect.
SUNSET Feb 1979 (v.162#2) pg. 120

Preserving art on paper. Professional suggestions for choosing framing methods and materials that won't harm your art.
SUNSET Mar 1980 (v.164#3) pg. 114

Tip: Protect picture-frame glass with a piece of cardboard when nailing in the stops.
WOOD MAGAZINE #16 Apr 1987 (v.4#2) pg. 22

Tip: Use slip-joint "water pump" pliers to install brads into a picture frame.
WOOD MAGAZINE #21 Feb 1988 (v.5#1) pg. 18

You can frame like a professional. How to mount photos, posters, needlework and other types of artwork. Fitting and hanging the frame. Tips from the experts.
WOOD MAGAZINE #25 Oct 1988 (v.5#5) pg. 42
Correction WOOD MAGAZINE #26 Dec 1988 (v.5#6) pg. 14

Mounting up. How to mat, mount, glaze and hang a picture in a wooden frame.
WOOD MAGAZINE #135 Sep 2001 (v.18#6) pg. 78

Tip: Use Channel-Lock pliers to press brads into picture frames. You are less likely to break the glass with this technique.
WOODSMITH #11 Sep 1980 pg. 3

Tip on supporting a small picture frame so you can apply finish to the entire frame at once.
WOODSMITH #50 Apr 1987 pg. 3

Tip on applying a brown paper dustcover to the back of picture frames.
WOODSMITH #54 Dec 1987 pg. 3

Hold pictures and backing in a wooden frame using panhead screws and fender washers. Forstner bits are used to create the recess for the washer to sit in.
WOODSMITH #95 Oct 1994 (v.16) pg. 5

Picture framing step-by-step using pre-built frames.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1964 (v.20#1) pg. 44

Tip on using hot glue dabs to hold pictures, mats, backing, etc. in picture frames.
WORKBENCH Dec 1993-Jan 1994 (v.49#6) pg. 56