Supplies

Artist and framing supplies at trade prices

All items can be ordered online or by dropping into the workshop.

Picture Hooks Small

Pack of 12 including panel pins

Quality hooks are made from hardened steel to resist bending and supplied complete with hardened pins. Safe working load, based on our experience and judgement, is 5kg and this can vary depending on the quality of the wall material.

Dimensions: 28mm tall, 8mm wide. Steel is 0.5mm thick and hardened. 

£2.79 incl VAT

Picture Hooks Large

Pack of 12 including panel pins

Quality hooks are made from hardened steel to resist bending and supplied complete with hardened pins. Safe working load, based on our experience and judgement, is 5kg and this can vary depending on the quality of the wall material. 28mm tall, 20mm wide. Steel is 0.4mm thick and hardened.

£5.35 incl VAT

Single D Rings (Nickel)

Pack of 6 including screws

Fix to the frame moulding, using pan head screws. Takes No.6 gauge / 3.5mm diameter screws, sold separately. Alternatively, fix with bifurcated or two-part rivets on backing board.

Dimensions: Overall height: 28mm – D diameter: 1.9mm – Strap thickness: 0.36mm – Screw hole diameter: 4.1mm – Gap between the ends of the D: 1.35mm

£2.25 incl VAT

Double D Rings (Nickel)

Pack of 6 including screws

Always align on frame with the angle of pull of the cord or wire. Limit any sideways pull. Do not overload and if in doubt, use a Heavy Duty Hanger. The Double D rings are 36mm long, 22mm wide, screw holes are 4mm diameter. Safe working load, based on our tests and experience: 10kg.

£3.03 incl VAT

Picture Cord Medium Weight

Per metre

  • 122kg breaking strain
  • Low stretch polyester
  • 16 plait
  • Better UV resistance than nylon

80p incl VAT

Picture Cord Heavy Weight

Per metre

  • 230kg breaking strain
  • Low stretch polyester
  • 16 plait
  • Better UV resistance than nylon

£1.00 incl VAT

Copper Canvas ‘Z’Fixings

Pack of 12

70p incl VAT

Brass Mirror Fixing Plates

Pack of 6

Picture framing plates for screwing picture frames securely onto a wall. Two screws go into the back of the frame moulding & one goes into the wall.  This higher quality version is available in a solid brass.  They are often used where health & safety is a concern as it stops the frame from falling off the wall & breaking the glass ­ hence the name.

£5.22 incl VAT

Canvas Offsets – any size

Pack of 12

For use when fitting stretched canvas into a frame with a shallow rebate

Also useful for shadow box framing and for assembling L style / tray frames. ‘S’ shaped steel canvas offset clips. Can work well the other way round, to hold the sandwich in a frame when it is shallower than the rebate. Zinc plated. Approximate screw hole diameter: 3.5mm.

£4.27 incl VAT

Felt Bumpers

Pack of 6

Die-cut from medium hard 80% natural wool felt

Un-dyed so they will not stain walls. Self-adhesive and easy to fix one to each bottom corner of a frame.

– 4mm thick
– Minimise marking of wall finish
– Resist movement of picture
– Allow air to circulate behind the frame to reduce dust build-up
– Gives your work a professional finish

£1.89 incl VAT

Heavy Duty Zinc Straps

Pack of 2

With three fixing holes, strap hangers are a popular solution for hanging heavy work.  The fixing ring also remains fairly flush to the moulding. Ideal for use with Wall Plates. Not to be used with cord or wire.

Takes 6 gauge screws

£4.43 incl VAT

Wall Plates

Pack of 2

Ideal for use with Strap Hangers (SH77)

Similar to strap hangers and can be used in conjunction with heavy duty strap hangers.  The long plate, with 2 regular holes and a slotted hole for adjustment is fixed to the wall for a very strong hanging method. Work well with cord, wire or chain. Takes 6 gauge screws. 

£2.98 incl VAT

Saw Tooth Hangers

Pack of 4

Sawtooth Picture Hanger 63mm Brass Plated. Fix to wood or plastic mouldings with pins or small screws. 3mm holes. 63mm long, 10mm wide. Brass plated.

£1.26 incl VAT

Saw Tooth Squares

Pack of 4

Micro Sawtooth Picture Hangers for Canvases on Stretchers

Picture hangers were originally designed to hang printed canvases on stretcher frames. They work equally well with wood and polymer picture frames. The little alignment guides speed accurate alignment on the frame. Can be fitted centrally on the top of smaller frames or in pairs, one each side, on larger frames. They hang on most pins, screws and hooks. Subject to quality of installation, one should take a 2kg frame and a pair a 5kg frame. The pressed-in ‘X’s’ help when measuring the spacing between the hangers for positioning the hooks on the wall. Hangers are 50mm x 46mm, 1mm steel, zinc plated. Holes & slots are 4.0mm. Picture hangers are not designed to work with cord or wire.

£3.37 incl VAT

Picture Rail Hanger Hooks (bronze)

Pack of 4

Picture Rail Hooks are ideal for hanging a picture or mirror from a rail. Picture Rails are often seen in homes and buildings where it isn’t suitable to hang items from walls. This may be due to the material in which the wall is built, the picture rails avoiding damaged to such walls. Hook over the picture rail to provide an anchor from which cord or wire can be run down from the rail to hang the frame below.

Dimensions: 46mm Height – 32mm Width – 0.9mm Dept

£3.11 incl VAT

Framers Tape

Per metre

High quality white gummed paper tape, 70gm². It is made from lignin-free pulp. The adhesive is made from either maize or potato starch, making this tape a sustainable choice. 

58p incl VAT

Wood Screws

Per 12

PZ1 – No. 3 12mm or 16mm 

1.76p incl VAT


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