DIYframing Articles

DIY Framing is committed to providing assistance to people who are interested in framing and mounting. The Handy Hints and other documents and projects here are available at no charge to anyone who would like them. However some documents will require you to register for free in order to access them.

  • About Our Courses (4)
    UK School of Framing has a whole range of practical workshops and courses designed to support all levels of framer. Browse the whole programme.
  • The Basics:Starting in Framing (7)
    If you are new to framing, you need to know where and how you are going to start. The following articles will give you a clear and concise route to making sucessful professional looking frames as a hobbyist or a professional.  
  • Framing Projects Library (20)
    A catalogue of downloadable, picture framing project files. New titles are added each month. All items are free for members to download as a PDF.  If you have not already registered as a DIYFraming member, you can use the link below to register.  Registration is free.
  • Photographers (2)
    This section is for those who have an interest in photography either professionally or as a hobby and want to learn about framing to compliment the photos you take.
  • Information Sheets (10)
    This is a library of information sheets and documentation to help make decisions about products, kit and materials.
  • Handy Hints Sheets (49)
    If you have ever wanted to find out about a specific area of framing, this is the place for you.  New titles are constantly being added so it's worth a return visit.Soime items are available to all visitors as downloadable sheets (PDF), in order to help understand and use our products better.Where sheets involve ideas derived from our training, access remains free but limited to members to download as a PDF.  If you have not already registered as a DIYFraming member, you can use the link below to register.  Registration is free.
  • Case Studies (24)
    If you have ever wondered about whether it is possible to start from scratch and turn an interest into a way of life, these studies will interest you.  We are building up articles expressing first hand experience of how individuals have approached this particular "journey".  For some it is a steady path running alongside their daily work.  For others they have completely branched off and taken the chance to change their whole working life and environment.  Who knows, maybe you will be inspired?

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