Frame clamping - the old way is best!

Framing my paintings helps to maintain the general look and feel to a body of work. At times, I put the frame on a work in progress to gauge the depth of tone and perspective. When framing, a good mitre saw is indispensable. In my workshop to cut frames I use a black and decker. It's very handy and economical. To glue my corners, I was using metal corner clamps. The clamps are hit and miss, sometimes the results were terrible. The depth of the metal clamps would barely go over half an inch; leading to skewed angles when applying pressure on the joint. When this happened, I would have to rework the joint to get a perfect fit. It was frustrating and time wasting to say the least. I searched th

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