Archive for February, 2009

Custom moulding/ custom frame prototypes

Friday, February 27th, 2009

The Frame Maker has always greatly appreciated and recommended fine hardwood picture frame mouldings when the piece calls for this kind of classic picture frame. Obviously, many premium hardwoods have today grown scarce from the rapid growth of industry, trade and commerce. For framers and their clients, this scarcity drives three ...

Custom maple mouldings for Xu Bing

Friday, February 20th, 2009

Here are some pics of the maple picture frame moulding we had custom milled for Xu Bing's 135" paper piece from the Artist's Respond! show at MCASD. [caption id="attachment_51" align="aligncenter" width="504" caption="custom maple picture frame moulding for Xu Bing"][/caption]There is no commercial picture frame moulding made at these lengths, which we ...

Custom milling, custom moulding, custom frames.

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

We've been making a lot of of one-of-a-kind frames since the first of the year, utilizing new materials and local artisans to both prototype new ideas and improve on the classic picture frame design elements we're known for in San Diego. As Southern California's fine art framer, The Frame Maker has ...