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Unfinished moldings

Discussion in 'Picture Framing Business Issues' started by DanGray, Sep 7, 2016.

  1. DanGray

    DanGray MGF, Master Grumble Framer

    are there any good suppliers of unfinished custom joined frame company's

    Need to get this research done while I recoup from a new hip


  2. Al B

    Al B CGF, Certified Grumble Framer

    Dan - There is Foster Planing Mills in California. However, they do not custom join. You will be able to find raw wood mills, but custom joining will be harder to find. I hope your recovery goes smoothly. Al
  3. munnframeworks

    munnframeworks True Grumbler

    Are you looking for raw wood ,gesso, plain or carved frames. You have to be more specific
  4. DanGray

    DanGray MGF, Master Grumble Framer

    Raw wood
  5. RParrish

    RParrish PFG, Picture Framing God

    Picture Woods, Vermont Hardwoods, Fosters and Xylo.
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  6. JWB9999999

    JWB9999999 SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    Decor introduced a line of these last year. There aren't many profiles available yet, maybe 6 or so? But they will certainly chop and join them.
    Vermont Hardwoods can make anything you want as well.
  7. framestudio

    framestudio CGF II, Certified Grumble Framer Level 2

    What line was that?
  8. DanGray

    DanGray MGF, Master Grumble Framer

    Thanks for the info
  9. prospero

    prospero SPFG, Supreme Picture Framing God

    On a side note.....

    Wouldn't it be great if regular mouldings were available in unfinished form.
    Either raw wood or gessoed only.

    Well it would be great for me. :D

    After all, it has to go though an unfinished stage before it gets a finish applied.

    I do realise that due to production procedures it's not quite as simple as that but it would be good.

    I hardly ever buy finished moulding any more. If I do buy some it generally is stuff that gets stripped and refinished.

    I often peruse moulding cats and think "That would be nice if it came plain". Like the shape but not the finish.

    Not everybody's thing but be nice to have the option. :rolleyes:
  10. munnframeworks

    munnframeworks True Grumbler

    We carry about 100 profiles in old world gesso.
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  11. Gilder

    Gilder MGF, Master Grumble Framer

    Where we can see them?
  12. munnframeworks

    munnframeworks True Grumbler

    every picture shows what finish we carry it in, we are getting more profiles every few months in gesso
  13. Gilder

    Gilder MGF, Master Grumble Framer

    I feel like you didn't answer my question.
  14. munnframeworks

    munnframeworks True Grumbler

    If you want chips to see the quality, call us 800-322-6464. We would be happy to send you some samples
  15. Gilder

    Gilder MGF, Master Grumble Framer

    Is any frame could be purchased row or in gesso? I can finish it myself to save money.
  16. framestudio

    framestudio CGF II, Certified Grumble Framer Level 2

    I found the Decor ones, page 291
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