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    What’s the Difference Between Mat Board, Mount Board and Foam Core?

    November 21, 2016
    Most people are familiar with the basic components of a framing package, including the frame itself and the glazing. But there’s more to it than that: namely the mat board and mount board, sometimes referred to as foam core. While they both have the appearance of sheets of paper, they serve...
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    Choosing Your Mounting Technique

    April 21, 2015
    When mounting photos to mounting board or mat board, there are several different routes you can take. Check out these different mounting techniques to see which sticks with you the most—whether you’re looking for the most convenient method or looking to preserve the photo or document. Hinging...
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    A Resource for Framing and Mounting Techniques

    August 5, 2010
    Now that you’ve seen your hard work and creativity come to fruition, you need to display it so it can be enjoyed by all. But assuming that all framing and mounting techniques are created equal would be a mistake. Methods that are appropriate to your specific piece are critical to the integrity...
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    What is Archival Mounting Board?

    November 10, 2009
    Mount board gives custom framed photos stability and is an essential part of picture framing. Mount boards, often also referred to as foamcore, come in a variety of thicknesses, your choice of black or white, and support different mounting techniques (such as self-adhesive mount boards versus...
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    Inexpensive Temporary Photo Mounting

    August 7, 2009
    Mounting a photo or art to a firm backing or mount board helps stabilize the print and gives it extra protection from tears, creases, and other damage. While typically you’d mount a photo before framing, mounting a photo, document, print, or paper-based original artwork that you plan to...
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    Which Type of Foam Mounting Board Should I Use?

    September 28, 2008
    Foamcore is one of the most popular mounting and frame backing board materials for photos and other items. The name “foamcore” refers to the inner portion of the mount board, which gives it its rigidity —and makes it perfect for mounting photos. There are many different types of mounting...
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