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  1. L

    Matboard corners

    Newbie here. I’m framing a large number of personal photos and family art. Cutting my own mats, mostly double mats. I would like to buy a lot of acid-free matboard corners from Crescent and Bainbridge, maybe others. Some colors, but I especially want a large number of “whites”, off-whites...
  2. W

    STORAGE!?

    I am really tight on space (no, I DO NOT HOARD...I probably toss more than I should...mostly less that 1/3-1/2 sheet). Currently, we store inventory mats in vertical plywood slots (still trying to sell the full sheets that came with the business). Below them are more vertical plywood slots that...
  3. Steve S

    Optical Brighteners In Matboards

    Hey Everyone! Peterboro has just released another educational video. This one is on Optical Brightening Agents (or OBAs). In the video we will talk about what OBAs are, how they are harmful to the preservation of art, and easy ways to spot them in your matboards. If you would like to vie...
  4. wereiartm

    Searching For Please HELP Bainbridge disc.

    I realize this may be a long shot but I am looking for 2 discontinued matboards Bainbridge Alphamat #8167 Hydrangea Moss (enough to make a 18" x 24" mat) Bainbridge Fabric and Textured Mats #4075 Peatmoss (enough to make two 11" x 13" mats) Thank you Mike Artistic Indulgence 1618 Central Ave...
  5. Steve S

    Are all adhesives the same?

    Hey Everyone! Peterboro has just released a new video on glue. It outlines what the differences are in commonly used glue compared to our proprietary (eco-friendly) glue. Enjoy! Steve
  6. Steve S

    The History of Peterboro // Video

    Hey Grumblers! Peterboro is proud to be introducing "Matboard Minutes", a series of educational videos that will be released throughout the coming months. Each video will explore different topics, not only about Peterboro Matboards, but the matboard industry as a whole. We will talk about...
  7. Steve S

    New Fabrics From Peterboro!

    Hey Grumblers! Peterboro wont be releasing the 35 new fabrics until next week at the WCAF show, but here is a sneak peek! Can't wait to see everyone in Vegas. Enjoy! - Steve
  8. J

    looking to buy to start up a framing business

    I am looking to buy all things needed to start up a framing business. I am located in Michigan but willing to travel for a good deal. Looking for equipment as well as materials IE. Mat board, glass etc.... Thank you!
  9. P

    For Sale: SHOP EQUIPMENT in New Jersey

    After 40 years, I have decided to retire. The Hopewell Frame Shop has been shuttered and I would like to sell off some equipment. I have a 60" wall mounted Fletcher board cutter in great shape, for $500.00! I have a Keencut 48" matte cutter, also in excellent shape, with many attachments, for...
  10. K

    For Sale: Closing Shop -

    Following items FOR SALE in Rocky Mount (outside of Roanoke), VIRGINIA. Contact Keith at 540.263.1138 (call or text) or mcbride.keith@gmail.com. Prefer pick up but will ship if you are willing to pay shipping and packing charges. CASH, CREDIT/DEBIT via Square with a photo ID, PAYPAL(add 2.9%)...
  11. Steve S

    Printable Matboard!

    Hey everyone! If you haven't seen Peterboro's new Fall 2016 product launch, check out this short video of our new printable matboard. It has a deep canvas emboss on its 100% cotton surface, and prints on large format printers. Now you can print, cut to size, and frame the art without having to...
  12. K

    Mat Board Cutting Calculator

    I am a retired photographer. Over the years, I needed to frame a lot of photographs. Not large enough to have it outsourced, I framed everything my self. 40 years ago I made my own mat-cutting program in the days of "CPM", then a "DOS" version, then "Windows", and now I have made a "Windows...
  13. Steve S

    NEW Conservation Solid Core!

    Hey Everyone! Peterboro is introducing a new matboard category called Conservation Solid Core (or CSC). It is a solid alpha cellulose product in 4 and 8 ply for a total of 10 references. Made by laminating layers/plies of pigmented alpha cellulose and buffered with calcium carbonate. This new...
  14. Steve S

    New Colors From Peterboro

    Hey everyone! As of today we have just launched our 8 new colors in Conservation & Whitecore. One of the 8 colors is a white with a deep canvas emboss, which is suitable for digital printing on its 100% cotton surface. You can request your no-charge sample sets online at...
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