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by TuzaHu
Fri Jul 14, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Art Care
Topic: Any middle ground between sleeves & portfolios & flat files?
Replies: 28
Views: 8960

Re: Any middle ground between sleeves & portfolios & flat fi

I was a picture framer for over 30 years. Years ago mylar sheets were used to make closed packets for artwork. using an acid free adhesive you could encapsulate the piece presumably to protect the piece from the environment. Good idea until years later when the pieces of art were being noticed to ha...
by TuzaHu
Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: Art Care
Topic: Mat cutter?
Replies: 1
Views: 2768

Re: Mat cutter?

Logon makes a good one for a cheap price. I've used many over the years. Make sure you get the 40 inch size to take full size mat board. They do make a 60 inch for over sized art but that's such a pain to deal with.
by TuzaHu
Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Art Care
Topic: Framed prints with spacers not laying flat
Replies: 1
Views: 2851

Re: Framed prints with spacers not laying flat

Do you mean the poster is matted and not laying flat behind the mat? When adhering a larger piece of art as a poster there is usually two ways to do it, one is to use one wide piece of tape (acid free or use wheat starch and mulberry sheets) and afix to the middle top of the print. As the paper abso...
by TuzaHu
Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: Art Care
Topic: Flattening A Print That's Been Rolled for 4 Years
Replies: 5
Views: 2919

Re: Flattening A Print That's Been Rolled for 4 Years

I was a picture framer for over 30 years. Once I found a stack of original 1954 Marilyn Monroe nude calendars all rolled up for 30 years, tightly. It took me about 60 days to get them to be flat. I unwound them about an inch and put a round clothes pin wrapped with acid free paper in the small gap a...