Mounting leather panels

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Hi.
I’m mounting leather panels with brands on them in 10”x10”x3/16 in a frame. The panels have a border on them. With the 1/4 allowance, how can I insert them so the border is in line with the frame? I’m thinking some sort or spacer?
 

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The printed pen line is the thing you need to see? And it has to be parallel and equidistant from the sight line (inside edge) of the frame?

That's a tough one since normal frames have a bit of wiggle room to accommodate the natural contraction and expansion of the thing being framed, and leather is certainly no different in that regard.

Are the pieces mounted to a secondary substrate, and can you post a picture of the edge of the panels?
 
There will be a foamcore backing, holding the leather in place. Friction fit, no adhesive.
 

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I have to do this all the time. I just cut the frame larger than it needs to be and then take 1/16 or less off 'til I have it right. You may need to cut the mount larger than the leather. It all depends on the width of the rabbet lip. You may also need to put a spacer around the leather to keep it in place.
 
Are you using any glass/Plexi with these?
 
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