Gilding Commission

We were asked to gild the trim on a decorated plaster ceiling. To make the gold hard wearing we used the oil gilding method with 23 1/2 carat gold leaf. The process took 2 gilders 3 days in total. we are able to gild other items contact us for further information on 01743 245975. For further information on any framing…

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We Don’t Just Frame Pictures

We were brought a Victorian Albinistic stuffed badger for re-framing. We used tulip wood to make the case stained and waxed as per customers requirements. For further information on any framing contact us on 01743 245975

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Another Happy Customer

I would just like to say a BIG thank you for the amazing work you have done in framing my Union flag, we fixed it to the wall today and it looks absolutely fantastic! The quality of the frame and the workmanship is top notch and I would not hesitate for a second in recommending Kingswood Frames to and of…

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Small Port – Costa Brava

Francis Russell Flint was the son of Sir William Russell Flint and was educated at Cheltenham College and H.M.S Conway. He the studied art at the Grosvenor School of Modern Art, and the at the Royal Academy Schools and then in Paris. His landscape and coastal paintings are clearly influenced by his father. His paintings were exhibited at the Royal…

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Daydreaming

We have re-framed this beautiful oil on canvas by Stephen Collett. We decided to use one of our Victorian decorated frames finished in artificial leaf with complimentary inner slip. The moulds used to make this frame are over 150 years old and using the same methods and ingredients as Victorian framers took 40 hours to complete.

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Competition Sponsorship

For the third year Kingswood is sponsoring the peoples prize at the Weston Park fine art open, which runs from the 1st august until 28th august. 2011 winner, Keith Maiden, has been working with Kingswood and has won other competitions. His first solo show which we have supplied the frames for is on show at Whitepeaks gallery. He is becoming…

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French Reproduction Mirror

Kingswood were asked to reproduce an exact replica of a 19th century pier glass mirror in 23½ carat gold leaf. We worked alongside the original which was being restored at the time and made it easier to reproduce more accurately. The finished frame took over 400 man hours to complete and almost 700 leaves of real gold leaf. Any enquires…

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Exhibition Framing

Our new exhibition framing service, to galleries and artists, has proved very popular so far in 2013 as we have supplied this service 15 times already this year. The service includes collecting, documenting, framing and delivering to the venue. Frames can be supplied in any colour, shape and size, and can be suited to the artist’s personal preference and style…

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New Machine

With help from Powys county council, by way of a grant, we have been able to invest in a new four-sided planing machine. With this new machine we can make a wider range of or own picture frame mouldings on site. Now 95% of all our mouldings are currently made and finished in our own workshops from raw wood planks.…

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New website

September has been a really busy month for everyone at Kingswood. As well as a whole new look for Kingswood and our new shop and gallery with Redspot artists in Shrewsbury, we also have a new website. As you can see, www.kingswoodframes.co.uk is now live. Take a look at our range of services, get advice on framing and keep up…

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