Calculating the Float with a Float Frame

Using a float frame (also known as a floater frame) with a canvas can add some visual resting space between the canvas work of art and the frame, much like the use of a mat when framing works on paper.

MikeC | 6/25/2014 8:40:24 AM | 0 comments

How to Frame a Canvas with a Canvas Floater

There are a number of different ways that a canvas can be framed and most choices that you make are based on personal preference. In this tutorial we will show 3 different ways to frame a canvas with a canvas float frame, otherwise known as a floater frame.

MikeC | 6/16/2014 7:30:00 AM | 3 comments

Canvas Clips and Offset Clips

You have been steadily working and are now near the end of your project. The paint has dried on the canvas, the canvas has been stretched, and the frame selected. Now you put the canvas in the frame… whoops! The canvas sticks out of the back of the frame.


MikeC | 6/9/2014 9:28:59 AM | 2 comments

Using Linen Liners for Art and Framing

Linen liners can be used for a variety of reasons when framing a piece of artwork or canvas. They can be used as a decorative accent when framing your artwork, used to make the art and framing stand out, as an alternative to matting, or used as a spacer between the acrylic and the artwork.

MikeC | 6/4/2014 8:54:50 AM | 2 comments

About this blog

Mike Cromly
So, who’s Mike? He is the man behind the mission of getting your picture frames produced and out the door quickly, correctly, with custom frame shop quality. Once your order is placed, it is in the hands of Mike and the many people he has trained over his 35+ years with the company. A natural teacher, he loves to tinker and experiment. Of course he has a nice office, but we rarely find him there. Working in the plant and improving our processes is his passion. Outside of American Frame, Mike is an outdoorsman, avid fisherman, devoted family man and Ohio State Buckeye fan. Mike's Twitter
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