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SmallCorp Welded steel Picture Frame WS1 Profile Drawing


Raw, industrial appeal

One of our two standard steel frame profiles showcasing the beauty of raw, industrial steel. Steel frames are not sealed with a finish and will oxidize and corrode. For this reason, our steel frames come with installed poplar liners (not structural), to keep the artwork from touching the frame. You will need to specify hanging orientation when ordering, as each frame is fitted with hanging tabs.

  • Maximum Short Dimension: 96″
    Maximum Long Dimension: 96″
  • Minimum Short Dimension: 7″
    Minimum Long Dimension: 7″
  • Standard 1/16” allowance included
  • Weld bead left on or weld bead ground off
  • Hanging tabs – require vertical or horizontal orientation
  • Installed poplar liner – 1-3/8” x 3/4” for the WS4

We can leave the weld bead on the face of the frame or we can grind it flush, leaving a grinding mark. We do not apply any chemical finish.  Our steel frames are shipped raw.

Do you know the dimension you need?

Our frames are ordered by inside dimension (ID) – basically, the size of the art. We automatically give the frame a 1/16” allowance, unless you request otherwise.

Do you know your frame orientation?

Hanging tabs are welded onto the frame based on the orientation of the art, so you will need to specify vertical (portrait) or horizontal (landscape).

Have you decided on a finish?

Do you want to see the weld bead, or would you like it ground off (leaves grinding marks)?

Have you considered the unique nature of the frame?

Each frame will be completely unique based on the mill scale finish and the amount of rust. Over time, steel will oxidize and the rust will become part of the frame. Please keep in mind, a steel frame will be significantly heavier than an aluminum frame of the same size.

Do you know what our ordering policies are?

Please review our ordering policies before placing your order.

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