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Custom Timber Frames

Historical maps | Maps | Interior Decor | Melbourne | Print modern

THE FRAMES

The print is surrounded by an off-white matt board then mounted and framed with a Victorian Ash frame. 

The print is then set within a high-quality clear glass or acrylic Perspex facing. The quoted size(s) refer to the print size and not the frame itself. The frame has a 60mm matt board & we use a 20mm wide x 35mm high traditional box gallery style. All framed historical maps and poster prints are supplied ready to hang.

Your order is made on-demand and to your specification. We will ship your finished artwork in approximately 10 – 12 days from order date.

Map print | Wall art | Melbourne | Print modern

THE TIMBER

Australia’s most commonly known variety of hardwood timber Vic Ash / Tasmanian Oak is a light coloured timber with tones ranging from neutrals to subtle pink tones. It is well suited to these historical maps and posters and compliments a wide variety of interior decors.

As a frame making timber only the highest appearance grade is used and we finish by applying a natural clear coat the timber is then hand finished with a special blend of hard-drying beeswax and carnauba wax. The final coat is carefully hand applied and buffed. This ensures an even soft satin sheen. Our frames present beautifully when finished and accentuates their natural grain and features.

Wall art | Melbourne | Print modern

THE PAPER

Our paper of choice is a 100% Cotton fourdrinier-made rag paper. It has a very light natural textured finish and has a weight of 310 gsm. All prints are produced with museum grade archival pigment inks.

Our prints are produced on standard size papers. The artwork includes a white border, which is included in the finished paper art size  The sizes are the final trimmed size and include a minimum 10mm border.

A3 – 420mm x 297mm | A2 – 594mm x 420mm | A1 – 841mm x 594mm.