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These unique frames are so named because the illusion they create is that your artwork is "floating" within the frame instead of being covered by it — perfect for displaying a gallery wrap canvas where no staples are visible. The canvas easily attaches to the stretcher bars from the back side with screws.
Available in a variety of popular sizes to accommodate 3/4" (1.9 cm) deep or 7/8" (2.2 cm) deep canvases, the Blick Maple Floater Frame is made from genuine American maple hardwood. Every frame has a beautiful finish with a silky smooth feel.
Note — Frames are sized by the opening, not by the outside of the molding. To determine the size of frame to order, measure the outside of your artwork and order that size frame.
Frame Depth — The depth of a frame refers to the depth of the frame's rabbet (the cut-out area behind the frame's molding that holds your artwork in place). To find a frame that will accommodate your artwork, measure the depth of the artwork, including any matting or mounting materials, and order a frame with a depth that is, at a minimum, the same as that measured depth.
Open Back Frames — These frames are meant to be hung on the wall and are sold as just the frame face. They are not shipped with backing material, glazing material, or hanging hardware. The open back frames are commonly used for traditional profile stretched canvases.
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from Clifton, TX
I used this great frame on a small, 11 X 14, still life. I bought it largely because I love floaters and because the natural wood really picked up a color in the background handily. One thing-----maple is a tough drill, but don't EVEN try to put a nail starter hole in it.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Wish it came in more colors!
from Hunterdon County, NJ
• LOVE the narrow 3/8" face of the frame, the simplicity of the style, the fact that it's a floater frame, and the smooth finish.• Perfect for smaller paintings or those who like minimalist framing.• On the natural finish frame, wish the inside rabbet were black like the Blick Wood Floater frames (which are twice as wide as these maple frames). Also wish the finish were more neutral, less yellow.• Wish this frame came in a wider range of colors, not just natural and black. Colors like walnut, mahogany, white, gold, silver, old/crackle gold, dull/crackle silver, an non-shiny grayish-taupe color like aged barnboard, and an unfinished version for easy customization — all with the black rabbet.
Perfect for DIY framing!
from Croghan ny
I used this to frame a comissioned portrait. Very easy to assemble, arrived in perfect condition. Will buy again!
best price looks good
The screw hole does not work as it is too close to the edge or the stretcher frame. I had to use hardware from other frames to make it work which is included in other floater frames. In the end it looked good for a better price. If you have a frames to buy it would be worth it.
Good inexpensive frame
I was pleased about the frames I received for my oil paintings on canvas. They are a decent quality and came fast. The only disapointment is they did not come with any hardware. However, I would order them again.
from Seattle, WA
The color goes nicely with lighter toned paintings.
A good solid buy
from knoxville, tn.
I like this frame a lot but the only thing is be careful with the silver front- it seems to scratch easily and touch up colors sometimes don't match the silver. I ran into a little problem with this. Just be aware and all will be ok.
These are really good quality construction and finish. The pre-drilled wholes make framing easier, especially when in a rush before a show.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
By Laura the oil painter
from Honolulu, HI
These frames are beautiful and sleek. Works great for all types of painting styles. Makes my work pop!
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Morning Light on Castle Rock
from east bay,ca
makes my painting look professional!
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