A&P Great, cheap frames version 2.0 *pics*

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  1. SpiderOnTheFloor

    SpiderOnTheFloor New Member

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    you can order your frame, glass, matting, and back from this place..i ordered 3 to try it out and they are very nice

    i got all 3 for $60 with everything needed to take a print and frame it except the screw driver. the 11x14 print has a double mat and the 8x10s have single white ones

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  2. SpiderOnTheFloor

    SpiderOnTheFloor New Member

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    o yeah..i think next time i have a big print i am going to do at least 3.5 inch borders but this was the first try

    www.framefit.com is where i got all the stuff
     
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    those look ok, ill check em out. thanks :)
     
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    The_Eagle_Has_Landed New Member

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    3 for 60 that allot , wallmart has similar frames for 5 bucks and two mats for 2 bucks
     
  5. SpiderOnTheFloor

    SpiderOnTheFloor New Member

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    no they aren't similiar...may look close..my pictures dont do justice...there is a consistant border around the picture and the frame is cut to size. you can actually choose every dimension unlike walmart's 8x10 and 11x14 set sizes
     
  6. SpiderOnTheFloor

    SpiderOnTheFloor New Member

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    i just ordered 16 more for a set i am doing (all 8x10 prints) and it came to $16 a piece
     
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    damn dude, need enough frames?! lol. I usually buy mine one at a time... but not for much longer. I'll likely be making my own come october... that'll be nice, since I can already cut my own mats and mount the pics that way. Only thing I don't do is my printing.
     
  8. SpiderOnTheFloor

    SpiderOnTheFloor New Member

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    yeah i can cut mats but its a pain in the ass and my time is more valuable than the price to get a machine to cut the mats...as for making frames...thats something i would like to do eventually but not right now
     
  9. Ingen

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    The cutter wasn't that bad, I made enough selling a couple prints to buy it (it was 160, but already so worth it because I don't have to worry about my teacher screwing them up, and I can make them any way I please) I'm excited about the frame making, but all in good time I guess. I can make the mats for like a buck 50 a piece and charge a lot more for the matted photo.

    BTW, you gotta post pics of the set of 16 when you get done with it :big grin:
     
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    yeah i will do that...they are going in my dad's lab because he needs some decorations for some blank wall space...i am going to try to get him to pay for the framing at least
     
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    SpiderOnTheFloor New Member

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    here are the pictures btw

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  12. Ingen

    Ingen New Member

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    Heh, if he needs them, he pays for them :dunno:

    I don't do totally free stuff even for my parents, they pay for materials. Wihch is 7 dollars, and a 20 dollar frame :big grin:

    BTW, I fucking love that bridge picture... it's like silver and gold or something :hsd:

    oh, BTW, check out the mat cutter buried under my other gear (I was showing off to someone)
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  13. SpiderOnTheFloor

    SpiderOnTheFloor New Member

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    that looks like the mat cutter we had at school...i never really did it too much because i am not that precise but still want stuff to look perfect (a great combo right hehe)...how long did it take you to get good at it? its not that hard of a concept but to get it right all the time is a challenge i think
     
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    jTranz Lost in Translation

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    very :cool:

    thanks for the link willg133
     
  15. Ingen

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    I saw my teacher do it a lot on the stupid team system he had (40 dollar rail with a cutter, basically, and he clamped half of it to the desk) but my first mat blew chunks, because I wasn't trying very hard *shrugs* then I took that POS cutter back (logan 301s, don't get one. Mine's the 450 and I've already noticed marked improvement in everything about it :big grin:) and my second mat was more or less perfect, as far as I can tell. My lines were off a TINY bit, but I'm just getting used to this cutter.

    The learning curve is damn fast.
     
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    I'll have to check out framefit, I usually order from americanframe.com. Usually costs me ~$30 shipped for a 12x18 w/ 2" matte.
     
  17. Kriddaw

    Kriddaw More than meets the eye.

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    I've been wanting to put up some of my work on my walls, my walls are so boring.
     
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    SlimCutta M.D. Sound of Revenge-10/25/05

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    nice bridge pic

    thanks for the link
     
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    SpiderOnTheFloor New Member

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    thanks..i just got the full frame bridge done the other day..it looks great 12x18..crazy big but it will look even better with 4 inch borders around it
     
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    Those frames look nice. I may have to consider getting myself a few :cool:
     
  21. Ingen

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    I got the black metal and did one and it is SWEET!!! <3 you dude. Now I need a place to get no-glare acryllic for less than 90 bucks a sheet :(
     
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    you can order glass pre cut with your frame from that site
     
  23. Ingen

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    I just got mine in person at Michaels *shrug* and thusly did NOT get glass. Now I've got cheapsauce acryllic in there pending better shit.
     

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