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There are 5 easy steps to frame using the frameco tools. Frame your own photographs, prints and artworks just like a professional.

Join the APFS - Amateur Framers Club. Members only forum, special discounts, members business directory

Getting started has never been easier. Start with a frame kit like our best selling kit #1

Our best selling mat cutter is the Mat Master 860B. You can cut all your own matboard without any overcuts.

Upgrade your Pushmaster with the Benchmaster #1 option. Insert V-Nails into the hardest of timbers such as oak and Jarrah.

If you do not have the framing tools and wish to just buy a ready made frame, use YourFramer online framing program to order a ready made kit.

I am an amateur photographer, what is the best mat cutter for me. Frameco has many models suitable for the hobbiest or the busy home framer.

CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS    Picture Framing Class Information

Save and MAKE money by framing photographs, prints, tapestries and artwork as well as a professional. Start a new hobby today and tomorrow it could become your new home based business!

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FrameCo tools are easy and safe use. The packaging contains detailed instructions to enable you to get started framing as soon as you open the box. If you are really new to picture framing, getting one of our start up kits is the best way to go.

FrameCo also conducts a number of hands-on Introductory and Advanced mat cutting and picture framing workshops **. Whether you are a novice or an experienced home framer, you can learn all you need to know about making picture frames or brush up on your own techniques. (**Currently only available in Australia)

Use your new found hobby and extend it into the perfect home based business, as nearly everybody has something they need framed! Not only will you save money, but you can help pay for your own tools by framing for family and friends.

Our courses teach you how to layout, measure and cut your own mats; how to select, cut and join your picture frames; then how to finish off the picture ready to hang on your wall. You will learn what are the best tools available and how to use them. We will show you how to do all you own framing with tools and equipment you CAN afford. Tools that are safe, easy-to-use in the comfort of your own home. Then you can buy your own tools and do-it-yourself. Classes are usually limited to 10 people, so that everyone can interact and get the most out of the workshop.

Everything will be provided, including mat board to cut, mat cutters and frame joiners to practice with. There is no need to bring anything to the workshop, except yourself! You will receive a certificate to show that you have attended our picture framing workshop and a comprehensive set of course notes, so that you can refer to it in the future. - "Learn the tricks of the trade from professional framers ".

How much does it cost? How do I book into a course.

Costs and available dates for classes in your area can be found on the Class Dates and Location page. You will be able to purchase any of our quality picture frame tools at the workshop at discounted prices. You could even save the cost of attending the workshop from the special discounts given on the day!

Anybody from the beginner to the part-time framer. Our workshops are designed to give basic training through to more advanced techniques.

Examples of our courses / classes are as follows:

Introduction to Picture Framing
Creative Framing Techniques
SYOB - Start Your Own Business Course

Register your interest on our Class Interest and Registration page.

You can book now online at Class Dates and Location.