If you get into the world of custom picture frame, then you can get lot of variety with mold design and shape. As you get many option for picture framing, so moulding of the frame also have different finishes and grades. Moulding is a form of art that helps to enhance the beauty of your frame. These moulding are present in different form such as plastic, metals and wood.
The moulding on the frame makes your look like it has been come from department store. You can get various options for mouldings but if you want to something your budget and don’t have high budget then you can go for metal mouldings. The metal moulding are cheap in rate but have various disadvantage. The corners of the metal moulding come out soon which make your frame looks improper. You also face problem of rusting with metal moulding of the frame, you can also check this block mounting.
The plastic moulding on the frame looks awesome, as it has touch of filmsy. The plastic moulding comes with two-inch wide on ten-foot stick of wood, which helps you to get niece firm piece of photo frame. Although, plastic moulding also have various problems. They are brittle and easily get broken up even it glued on the stick. It also take to time to put on the photo frame because it requires special type of glue to stick on the frame and people also face problem in cut of the plastic moulding. To make it stick properly on the frame, some of the framers use hot glue to make it stick properly. Bit this is not the right way to stick plastic to the frame and it doesn’t go for long time.
The wood is considered as the best material for photo frames. In wooden frame, you will get hand based finished on the frame which enhances the overall look of the frame. The hand based finishing is present on the mahogany, cherry, walnut, and clear maple. The wood frames are able to give beautiful look to your frame. It has various grades of quality and finishes. To give the perfect finish to the wooden frame, the most of framers provide moulding chop service by hand only.
The coat of lacquer on the wooden frame with hand rubbed finish is considered as one of the perfect wooden frame work. Different grades also have one or two coats of lacquer and if you want more coats of lacquer then you need pay higher prices for the coat. The mouldings of the frame are also present at cheaper rate but in these types of moulding you will get low grade material. In low grade moulding, you will not clear finishing in your products.