Large Framing Clamp

Large Framing Clamp

Shop-built Large Framing Clamp for Stretcher Bars and Frames What you wind-up with is an easy clamp that makes good solid and “square” frames and stretcher bars up to about 48 X 48″ Make corner clamps slightly thicker than what you will be clamping....
Gallery Frame Construction

Gallery Frame Construction

Gallery Frame Construction Inexpensive DIY from lumber; classic and clean finished look for paintings Simple, clean, uniform gallery frames show a professional finished look and can be replaced by whatever the collector desires or left as-is. Shown here are 1/2w x 1...
Canvas Stretching

Canvas Stretching

Canvas Stretching with Rope and Tarp Clamps I am currently working on raw canvas that is approximately 3′ square. They don’t stock that at Blick’s. Plus, I like the studio practice of building stretcher bars and stretching the canvas myself. Kind of...

Stretcher Bar Construction

Solid and Stable Stretcher-bar Construction from Inexpensive Dimensional Lumber I work on raw canvas and like the studio practice of building and framing canvases. Buying large custom-made canvases and framing is expensive. Furthermore, creating a painting where the...