- Apr 5, 2008
Speaking of the mighty framer, where is Dirk? He hasn't posted anything since January 26. Do you have him locked in a cage in the basement building frames?Here, the mighty framer wields his clamps. (His wife thinks the tiny ones are cute.)
What? Seeing his hands isn't enough? I even showed half of the zipper on his hickory shirt.Speaking of the mighty framer, where is Dirk? He hasn't posted anything since January 26. Do you have him locked in a cage in the basement building frames?
We need proof of life. Post a picture of him holding today's newspaper or the Cookie Monster is going to pay you a visit.
Now, we're sad. We could have had a cookie, and we don't.OK, you dodged a
Do you know where to get those chain holders that are inset into the wood, where the chain just looks like it's coming out of the frame? We had a smaller, two-sided frame in last year that had one, and it looked sweet*.I glue and v-nail the sides and bottom rail, but just put screws in from the top, colored to match. It's easy to open and the top is normally not visible. I use the screw eyes that I posted in the other thread if the frame isn't too big. Heavier items like stained glass usually work with a (decorative) chain to the top corners.
Not everything needs to join the 21st century. Pipe clamps are fine in my book. I have pipe clamps and I also have some of the ones pictured below and bunches of smaller clamps in just about every variety.And back to clamps ... what is your preferred choice in parallel clamps? It's high time, around here, to ditch the pipe clamps and join the twenty-first century.