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Old 12-06-2008, 01:43 PM
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Anyone got a good lead on premade frames for nautical charts? I have a couple I'd like to hang up in my office but I dont want to pay something astronomical (since theyre so big) or hang them up with push pins. I hope someone else has had this idea or has some info.



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Old 12-06-2008, 01:51 PM
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I have a couple done with foam board backing and had a piece of 1/8 inch plexi cut. Then mount these http://www.systematicart.com/servlet/Detail?no=3 and slide the chart on the foam backing and they plexi front into them.
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Go to Michaels - I believe they have the do it yourself frames. You cut the four outers to fit and then the plexiglass.
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Resurrecting an old thread. Anyone have any other ideas for framing charts without breaking the bank?
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Just bought the waterproof version of the chart as it fit a standard frame.

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I went to a frame shop and had mine made; the single biggest cost was non-reflective glass.
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If the art is valuable you want acid free matte boards and glass that won't let the art fade. Michael's is a good place to start. My wife was literally one of the best framers in the world. If you have questions I'll ask her.

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