Gildedfarmer's Journal

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

Category Archives: Picture Framing

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

Framing in Miniature

In April, 2009, we were commissioned by Portland artist Mary Hart to come up with an appropriate frame presentation for her upcoming show at Aucocisco Gallery for their inaugural exhibit … Continue reading

May 19, 2009 · Leave a comment