custom acrylic rabbit frame

Ron Eggers

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A rabbit frame would have long ears and multiply like crazy.

Showcase Acrylics, a division of Gemini Moulding, also makes those.
 

Bob Doyle

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Ron, do you mean that Showcase makes frames that can make themselves? That's something I'd like to see! Then again, maybe not!

Bratton, welcome to the Grumble!
 

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You may have an acrylic fabricator in your area, as well. Dallas? You do.
It never hurts to have a biz relationship with a local for those rush jobs.
What's a rabbit frame?
I think it might be one that we called 'flanged;' to fit in a shallow-ish frame. Or what Cathie calls a poked out acrylic box...

Ah, yes, and welcome to the Grumble!

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Jim Miller

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Whether you work with Superior, Gemini/Showcase, or a local acrylic fabricator, you'll want to specify that they bond strips of acrylic around the outer perimeter of the open side, about 1/4" wide and as tall as the frame's rabbet after the mountingbacking boards are in it. I suggest black for "The Edge" because it is not as visible through the front of the acrylic box.

Something like this:
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And when you build the frame base for the box, be sure to measure not the rabbet dimensions, but the "sight" dimensions -- remember that the inner edge of the frame will be outside the box.
 
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