Archive for January, 2009

More on Custom Teak Picture Frames

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

Here are more pictures of January's custom teak frames. After milling, the new teak moulding is chopped to size and joined "raw", that is, prior to final sanding and finish.[caption id="attachment_37" align="aligncenter" width="504" caption="joining teak frames in The Frame Maker shop"][/caption]Sanding over the joined corners makes for a perfect ...

Custom Teak Picture Frames

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

Next on the custom project board so far in 2009 are two frames custom milled in our shop from reclaimed teak. [caption id="attachment_33" align="aligncenter" width="504" caption="full 2 x full 4 reclaimed teak"][/caption] This gorgeous lumber is architectural salvage collected in Asia and is imported by a FSC certfied broker. [caption id="attachment_34" align="aligncenter" width="504" ...

Custom finished frames for Jasper Johns @ MCASD

Saturday, January 10th, 2009

This week has been a crazy one for multi-tasking @ The Frame Maker when it came to really custom picture frame design for some of San Diego's museums and designers-- with pretty positive results. First up, are the 13 custom finish maple frames we made for the upcoming Jasper Johns: Light ...

Classic Picture Frames & Custom Finishing

Monday, January 5th, 2009

The Frame Maker has always maintained that its' final product have a "classic" design structure. To us, "classic picture frames" are not necessarily traditional, but true to the piece and the context in which the piece is displayed. High quality materials, fine hardwoods, genuine gold leafing, museum quality matting & glazing, ...