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Uncut (Pre-cut Blanks) Mat Board
Alphamat / AlphaRag / Paper


Blank mat board with NO precut window, used for:

  • cutting your own custom mat sizes
  • cutting your own custom windows or cutouts
  • mounting your art
  • backer board
  • other creative ideas!

If you need a special size select "CUSTOM" at the top of the "Choose Mat Size" pull-down menu on the pricing & ordering page.

If you need mat board with a window for artwork display, click here for Cut/PreCut MatBoard

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See Frame Destination's "Computerized Mat Board Cutting for Picture Frames Video" on YouTube to learn how we use cutting-edge computerized mat cutting equipment to deliver perfect matboards every time.


8Ply AlphaRag


8-ply alpharag uncut matboard
  • Archival Framing
  • Cost - Premium
  • Core Color – Mat Color
  • Depth – 1/8”
  • Color Samples
4Ply AlphaRag


4-ply alpharag matboard
  • Archival Framing
  • Cost - Premium
  • Core Color – Mat Color
  • Depth – 1/16”
  • Color Samples
4Ply AlphaMat


4-ply alphamat matboard
  • Archival Framing
  • Cost – Moderate
  • Core Color – White
  • Depth – 1/16”
  • Color Samples

4Ply Paper Mat-WC
White Core


4-ply paper-wc matboard
  • Temporary Framing
  • Cost - Inexpensive
  • Core Color – White
  • Depth - 1/16”
  • Color Samples
4Ply Paper Mat
Cream Core


4-ply paper matboard
  • Temporary Framing
  • Cost - Least Expensive
  • Core Color – Cream
  • Depth - 1/16”
  • Color Samples
 

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The following matboard sample packs include 2"x5" inch sample mat board pieces of all colors available for the type of matting specified.

AlphaRag Color Samples

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4Ply AlphaMat Samples

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4Ply Paper Mat-WC Samples

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4Ply Paper Mat Samples

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Bainbridge 8-ply Alpharag mat board is the thickest and highest grade of archival image preservation that money can buy (most other companies’ 8-ply mat looks like 6-ply in comparison).

Bainbridge 8-ply is true museum quality. It is acid free and has the Bainbridge Artcare treatment, and is the highest quality mat board available.

Bainbridge Alpharag Features:

  • 100% cotton rag
  • Solid color throughout – from surface to bevel
  • Includes Artcare™ Archival – Plus protection*
  • Acid and Lignin Free
  • Fade and bleed resistant
  • Buffered to maintain alkaline pH
  • Passes the Photographic Activity Test
  • Meets and exceeds ANSI/NISO A39.48-1992 Regulations for paper permanence

* The Bainbridge Artcare™ process proactively traps and neutralizes pollutants and acid by-products that can damage artwork.


Frame Destination carries a variety of high quality, full-sheet uncut mat board, pre-cut mat board and custom mat board to go with your custom-sized pictures.

Uncut blank mat board does not have any window for displaying the artwork. Uncut mat board is for those cutting their own mats, or those needing matboard to mount their artwork. Here you can order uncut or blank mat board for any size frame. These are solid sheets of matboard that allow you to cut your own window. Great for people that cut their own mats but want to stock the mat board already cut to the frame sizes they require. We offer three different types of mat board: Inexpensive, but non-archival 4-ply Papermat, acid free 4-Ply Bainbridge Alphamat, and 8-Ply Bainbridge Alpharag mat board.

Whether you need a thick photo mat board to add depth to your frame, a picture mat that can help protect your most valuable artwork and antique documents, or a basic picture mat for decorative framing; we have the mat board you are looking for.

We carry three types of Bainbridge mat board: Bainbridge 8-Ply Alpharag, Bainbridge 4-Ply Alpharag, and Bainbridge Alphamat.

  • Bainbridge 8-Ply Alpharag mat board is a 1/8” thick museum quality mat board that meets the most stringent standards of stability and performance, and provides superior rigidity and strength.
  • Bainbridge 4-Ply Alpharag mat board is 1/16” thick and provides the same protection and superior rigidity and strength.
  • Bainbridge Alphamat is a 1/16” thick museum-quality mat board that meets the same stringent standards of stability and performance.