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Framing tools

From: Ian Marsh <ian<-a>
Date: Monday, September 29, 2008
Siew Wah Lee <lee_siew_wah [at] nhb__gov__sg> writes

>I have been using a Fletcher FlexiMaster Framing Tool to insert
>Framers' Points into the frame to hold the glazing, mounted artwork
>and backing board. The tool is very old and not working well now. It
>was purchased from University Products some years back. I tried to
>get similar one but it is no longer available ...

You could try here

    <URL:http://www.rockler.com/findit.cfm?page=722>

We generally use glazing guns for fitting backs to frames but find
these "plier" tools invaluable when fitting pastels or other objects
where the shock and vibration caused by guns would cause problems

Ian Marsh


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