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I don't know how many of you ever wanted to put text on a mat, but I was requested to print a title on a mat when I was a framer. My calligraphy skills being what they are, I looked for another solution. It seemed (and was, as far as I knew then) impossible or impractical to put a mat board through my printer. This was an HP Laserjet (before my Epson) and didn't take kindly to being fooled with. To get around this, I took small sheet of Crescent art paper matched to the color of the Crescent mat board I was using, measured to determine where I wanted the caption to appear and chose a fancy font and sent it through my printer. Then I put the sandwich of the cut-to-size mat board, Fusion 4000 adhesive ( I used this one because it has no tissue carrier ) and the printed paper in a hot vacuum press to glue them together. I assume you could do the same gluing process with # 77 or one of the spray adhesives and a breyer. Finally, cut the mat window. It looked so nice I set out a display piece and had quite a few customers who wanted "personalized" mats for photos of weddings, anniversaries, birthdays or whatever. Diane - Please do not include an entire message in your response. Delete the excess. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.
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