Object Box and Shadowbox Framing Supplies
Selected items for mounting a range of 3-dimensional objects for display in a shadowbox or object box frame
The secret to effective object box framing. These sturdy plastic mounting brackets hold items firmly in foamboard for the display of 3-D objects. The Gun Holder is adjustable to each gun and has been tested to 35 pounds. The bracket has a movable jaw to clamp the gun stock. Attach to backing board with the speed nut included. There is an insert into the barrel of the gun to support the barrel. Pkg. of 1.
This sturdy plastic mounting bracket holds a knife firmly in foamboard with movable jaws to clamp the knife hilt. Adjusts in widths from 1.6” to .6”. Attach to the foamboard backing with the speed nut included. Pkg. of 1.
The three pronged brackets in this set hold coins. Two each of sizes for pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters and half dollars and dollars. Just snap the coins in and mount to foam board. Pkg. of 12.
The Multi-Purpose holder comes in two sizes. The small one has an opening of 1/4” and the large one has an opening of 1/2”. Both can be used to display many things. 12 holders (6 large and 6 small).
Sewing items onto foamboard is a popular way to mount loose flowing objects like clothing or jewelry in an object box. Invisible thread does the trick. Use a pilot needle to sew through the foamboard which should be covered with velvet or some other fabric to secure the items in place.
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To mount round and irregularly shaped objects, use silicon rubber sealant. This is the same sun and freeze proof sealant used to caulk around windows and doors. It dries rubbery, clear and flexible, peels away cleanly and won’t stain.
Squeeze a dab onto the back of the item and nestle it into a crater you’ve gouged in the foamboard for this purpose. Cut a slit in the fabric covering the foamboard to allow access to the crater. When you need to remove the item, the rubber sealant can be peeled off the item cleanly.