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  • Hardwood sign framing

    Posted by Stephen Morriss on June 1, 2015 at 3:57 pm

    Hi and happy summer to you all, as if, I’ve still got the heating on!

    Anyway I’ve got a large sign to make for a pub and I’m wanting to use hardwood framing around a Dibond sign to make it look traditional, I may also put a ply backing board behind to make sure the board is supported properly.
    But I’m having trouble sourcing suitable ready routed hardwood framing.

    this will probably need something a bit chunkier as the sign is going to be 1500 x 1700 + frame.

    So are there any suppliers recommended or do I need to get this made?

    Steve

    Stephen Morriss replied 7 years, 8 months ago 3 Members · 4 Replies
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  • George Elsmore

    Member
    June 2, 2015 at 9:58 am

    Steve, I got a local upvc window maker to make this frame with the blank pvc insert and i just applied the print and hung in place just an idea

    G


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  • Stephen Morriss

    Member
    June 2, 2015 at 10:26 am

    Thanks George, another option to consider.

    Steve

  • Steve Morgan

    Member
    June 3, 2015 at 6:40 am

    You must have a joinery workshop somewhere near you, in years gone by Yellow Pages was the way to find someone.
    A half decent joiners will be able to run practically any timber you want through a spindle moulder and produce a traditional profile.

    Steve

  • Stephen Morriss

    Member
    June 3, 2015 at 8:23 am

    Your right Steve, but it’s cheaper getting some ready made, plus getting a joiner around here to do anything resonably quickly is like getting blood from a stone.

    Steve