Gildedfarmer's Journal

A Gilder and Framemaker living and working in Maine writes about projects in the studio and life around the farm

Lemon Gold Picture Frame Conservation Project

conserving a Lemon Gold antique picture frame.

March 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

In the Studio with k collette!

November 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

The canvas floater frame: from Modern to Present Day

the gilded farmer writes a post on the most popular frame for contemporary artists…the canvas floater frame!!

December 5, 2009 · 3 Comments

Working with an Architect to make a custom-designed medicine cabinet

Unique and beautiful—that’s what a homeowner wanted in their newly renovated Portland, Maine bathroom. This is a medicine cabinet project to reflect upon!

December 1, 2009 · Leave a comment

Designing an overmantle mirror

designing a custom made overmantle mirror for a John Calvin Stevens-designed home in Portland, Maine.

November 16, 2009 · Leave a comment

Early Fall Project: Framing Paintings for Artist Tina Ingraham

A Maine gilder and picture frame maker completes a commission for an exhibit of paintings by Tina Ingraham at Portland, Maine Greenhut Galleries.

September 29, 2009 · Leave a comment

Close Encounters with Vintage Artwork

a sampling of encounters with non-archival framing practises of yore!

July 31, 2009 · Leave a comment