Assembling a metal frame


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Assembling a metal frame

The next technique I'd like to share with you is how to assemble a metal sectional frame. The work we are going to use for this demonstration is one of the student pieces that was selected for the "Tour de Quartz" exhibition. A touring show, the best of the student work from the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute. This particular piece is called the Safe Room by Amber Griffith. A metal sectional frame comes in two sets of two legs, we are framing this to a standard 11x14 size. So I have two 14-inch legs and two 11-inch legs, and then each frame will come with hardware kit like this, and in that kit you'll have a series of spring clips.

These clips are made out of spring steel and they are used to actually hold the work in place within the frame. You can see as I bend it, it returns to its original shape, and this will apply pressure from behind, hold the work where it belongs. These clips here, these pair of clips, these are used to attach the wire they screw in at the back of the fra...

Assembling a metal frame
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Assembling a metal 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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