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Forum topic by jbzehr posted 02-20-2010 12:27 AM 1192 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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jbzehr

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02-20-2010 12:27 AM

I have just made a few large picture frames out of hard maple. Does anyone have suggestions on how to secure the glass and backerboard. The wood is too hard to use glazier points. Any thoughts?


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#1 posted 02-20-2010 12:41 AM

I use Frame Turns. Here’s a source:

Lee Valley

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#2 posted 02-20-2010 01:38 PM

I have used frame turns on small frames. These frames are actually for large posters and will be permanent. I have read some people use brads to secure them, but I am afraid of breaking the glass while trying to nail into hard maple.

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#3 posted 02-20-2010 02:36 PM

I haven’t found a wood too hard for picture points, e.g.

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#4 posted 02-20-2010 10:23 PM

Can you do a little drilling to help out the picture points?

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#5 posted 02-20-2010 11:01 PM

Mike:

There is no need to drill when using the squeezer thing to insert the picture points.
I’ve never found a wood that is too hard for this technique.

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