Put It All Together: How to Assemble an Easel Back Frame


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Assembling an easel back frame

In these next few movies we're going to talk about assembling the different types of frames. We're going to start off with the simplest, which is the Easel Back Frame. I have disassembled it into its component parts, so we have the frame, the easel, the backing board, and the glass. And we have selected this image to frame and one of the first things you'll notice when you take a look at it is window and the size of the image do not match up. Because of this we're going to need to cut it to size, there are a couple of different ways you can do it.

One way is to use the glass itself as a cutting guide, and if you want to do that, you just take the glass, set it over the image and position it carefully, exactly where you want and then get an X-Acto knife with a very sharp blade and make the cuts to match the size of the glass. Notice if I'm going to do that, I have put a little scrap matboard here as a backing board, that way I don't want the risk of cutting into the table s...

Assembling an easel back frame
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Assembling an easel back frame provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Konrad Eek as part of the Matting, Framing, and Hanging Your Photographs

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