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Picture Framing
and Photo Restoration from Forge Arts, Hackthorn


"Thankyou for Showing Such Skills!" NB & JC, Saxilby.



Chevrons 
Picture Framing Service

FORGE ARTS offer a quality in-house picture framing service for all your framing requirements, and, if we have your chosen moulding in stock, we strive to have your picture framed within ONE WEEK! No parking regulations whatsoever ensure that even the biggest of pictures can be brought straight in from your vehicle and safely returned with minimal effort. Deadlines and bulk orders catered for. We only use wood mouldings sourced from sustainable forests for our framings - no plastic here! Please contact us for a quote...

Mitrer Finished Framing
  
Step-by-step guide to the Framing Process

Above is a finished framing. Now for a brief guide to the process that goes into framing a simple drawing. Pencil drawings tend to lend themselves to being framed with silver mount and a sparkly-grey finished moulding, though this would depend on the intensity of lead...

01. Chopping
the four
exact
lengths of
moulding
on a
mitrecutter
.

 

02. Glueing
then
pinning
the four
corners
with an
underpinner
.

  
03. Cutting
to size
from a
full sheet
of glass
on the
glasscutter.
 
04. Cutting
the outside
measurements
of the
mountcard
on a
mountcutter.
  
05. The
finished
mount
ready to
receive
the
artwork.
 
06. A double
silver
mount
for this
simple
pencil
drawing.
  
07. Cutting
the MDF
backing
board on
a curved
handled
guillotine.
 
08. Cleaning
both sides
of the
glass with
lint-free
wipes.
  
09. Pinning
using
framer's
points to
clamp
everything
in place.
 
10. Taping
over all
the points
for safety,
protection
and
strength.
  
11. Stringing
the picture
is the
last stage
of the
process.
 
12. A quality,
bespoke
framing
from
Forge Arts,
Hackthorn,
Lincs.
  

 

Paintbrushes 

Photo Restoration Service

Scanning your photo into our computers, images are digitally repaired. Objects or people can be added or removed, backgrounds changed, old cracked and faded photos restored. Our service also includes reviving colour, removing power lines, adding logos & text, de-colourizing parts of images, montages etc.

We can create
beautiful new
prints from any
ripped, tattered
faded, damaged
or torn photos.

Restoration and
one A4 print
starts from as
low as £20.

 Torn & faded photoRestored photo