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Old 06-30-2012, 07:16 PM   #1
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how to get painting off backing board? I need to shorten a painting by 1/4 inch to fit frame. it is glued to a press board.


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Old 06-30-2012, 07:44 PM   #2
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Use a straight edge clamped down and a drywall knife by passing several times over your cut line. This will reduce any damage to your painting and will make a clean cut.


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Old 06-30-2012, 08:28 PM   #3
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If it is really nice art don't mess with it. Take it or send it to an art gallery that has a master framer hiding in the back. Happy to provide names if you need them.
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Old 06-30-2012, 08:34 PM   #4
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You could always make the frame bigger. 1/8" isn't much to open the rabbet up a bit.
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