Picture Framing and Art Preservation/staples in stretchers


Kendric wrote at 2016-03-09 22:52:35
I too would like to know when 'staples' or 'framers points' first went into regular common use to replace nails or tacks that were used before. I'm suspecting that good framers might have started using them in the late 60s???

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Jennifer Pierce


I can answer any questions related to picture framing, art display, or art installation, including very large pieces, canvas stretching, shadow boxing, needlework mounting, and just about any type of dimensional or non-dimensional artwork display. The only questions I cannot answer pertain to fine artwork restoration (e.g. your Van Gogh oil painting is faded and you want it to be restored to the original brilliance--call a reputable museum for that).


I have been in the picture framing business since 1987, with a specialization in hospitality (hotels) and commercial office installations. I have worked on artwork for nearly every major hotel and design firm in the world and have designed some pretty wild installations. Additionally, I have experience with almost every type of conservation technique

All of my education was acquired in the field.

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