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Re: Matting Art Work


From: Woody Duncan (wduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Mar 03 2002 - 16:41:01 PST

Buy several rolls of the wide transparent packing tape.
It's quick and easy to tape down all 4 edges. Keep a
box cutter out to cut the tape as you go. We set up an
assembly line when we are getting ready for our
Spring Art Show.
                                        Woody in KC

Laurel wrote:

> Do you tape down all sides of the artwork to the matt or only the top?
> I've seen it done both ways and wondered if any had particular reasons for
> one way or another.

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