Picture Framing

The articles below are intended to give a feel for the services and products sold by Gadsby’s. If you have a requirement which isn’t represented below it doesn’t mean we can’t help. Please call us and ask.

Framing Vellum Indentures

Framing Vellum Indentures

Framing Indentures We frame a lot of unusual items and these came in fitting that description. There were 4 of them and they are indentures which I...

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Multiple double mounts

Multiple double mounts

Cutting a multiple double mountSometimes we have a multiple double mount to cut for a customer. To explain what this is our framer took pictures of...

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Ready Made Frames

Ready Made Frames

Do it yourself picture framing using standard ready made framesLast time, Jane looked primarily at custom made frames for your pictures. This...

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Framing your pictures

Framing your pictures

I have a picture I’d like to get framed, what is the process?Ready made frames or made to measure frames. Jane walks us through the options and...

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Questions  for Picture Framers

Questions for Picture Framers

40 years of picture framing experience Gadsby’s have been framing and restoring pictures since 1898, and I have been working there for forty years...

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Framing – in 3D

Framing – in 3D

Framing 3D Articles As professional framers we recognise that sometimes, for somethings some people will elect to use the D.I.Y. route to framing...

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Framing a Football Shirt

Framing a Football Shirt

Framing a Champion’s Football Shirt When Leicester City Football Club won the Premier Division title in 2015/16 a few lucky fans were to get their...

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Framing a Rosette

Framing a Rosette

Box Frame for a Rosette This rosette presented real challenges as it's roughly 60cm long, 10cm wide, and 3cm deep. We chose a backing board to suit...

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Framing a Matisse (or two)

Framing a Matisse (or two)

Framing a Matisse When Gadsby's framed a Picasso last year we little expected to be following it up with a Matisse so soon afterwards. We definitely...

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Custom Stretched Canvas

Custom Stretched Canvas

Custom stretched Canvas on frame When an artist has 'big ideas' the finished piece might be quite small and delicate. But when an artist has 'big'...

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Maundy Money Framed

Maundy Money Framed

Framing Coins and Bank Notes ...even Maundy money On Thursday the Queen visited Leicester Cathedral to distribute Maundy money. Leicester was the...

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Choosing the right frame

Choosing the right frame

...to get the most out of your picture Our previous article looked at the merits of choosing the right mounts so we can now think about the correct...

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Picture Framers in Leicester

Picture Framers in Leicester

Gadsby's have been framing pictures in Leicester for more than 100 years. Recently we looked at the options for offering framing services online. We...

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Adding sparkle with a mount

Adding sparkle with a mount

Picture Framing is more than just the Frame! When considering a mount for your picture it should be thought of as the finishing touch before...

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The Art of Picture Framing

The Art of Picture Framing

Choosing a frame & then framing it It is important for the person taking the framing details to understand what the owner of the item being...

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