Archive for the ‘green’ Category

“New Classic” Picture Frames at The Frame Maker

Friday, May 8th, 2009

If you didn;t make it down to see us at ArtWalk, you missed our introduction of a new closed-corner, hand carved and crafted classic picture frame manufacturer to San Diego.We pride ourselves on working with the best to provide you the best when it comes to all aspects of custom ...

The Frame Maker booth at ArtWalk built with new green ECOR™ panels

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Even though The Frame Maker doesn't do trade shows on a regular basis (although we do go to a few), we are still conscious of the amount of sheer waste usually associated with these kind of events as exhibitors, and the last thing we need do in a frame shop ...

What’s green about picture framing?

Friday, April 17th, 2009

From the desk of John Hiemstra "When I started working closely with The Frame Maker on this website and developing a forward looking plan of action for the business last year, I began right away on the "green" mission I've been carrying along to different degrees since I was a kid. ...

Green picture framing for James Brown @ La Jolla Athanaeum

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

When San Diego architect James Brown approached us about framing for his show "The Third Country/El Tercer Pais" (opening this Thursday April at the Athenaeum in La Jolla), he asked for a simple gallery treatment in a spare natural wood frame. When I asked if he had a lumber preference ...

Custom moulding prototypes: finished pictures

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

Here are pictures of the finished prototype frames utilizing resawn & scrap pieces of fine hardwoods. We published progress pictures of these mouldings in last post, and now here you can see some of the best looking recycling projects around today. [caption id="attachment_62" align="aligncenter" width="504" caption="custom wenge picture frame"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_63" align="aligncenter" ...