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About making picture frames for and picture framing jigsaw puzzles

Fitting jigsaw puzzles into picture frames is part and parcel of everyday picture framing. Most experienced framers should have no problems at all picture framing these reasonably quickly and economically. The cost of framing puzzles (use Option 5 here) is no dearer than framing an ordinary print as the same wet-mounting process is used. The picture framer just needs to be careful .. not to tip, spill, drop or upset the loose puzzle board brought in by the customer, usually on a large, loose plywood or thick cardboard sheets. It is also not required or necessary for customers to spray, glue or treat the loose puzzles so that they will all stay together. The picture framer will always mount or glue-down the entire puzzle on a sturdy backing board as part of the framing ...