Fitting Sports Shirts into the frame - Instructions

Tips

You have ordered your sports shirt frame, and its arrived.

To make things easy everything is inserted or removed from the back, with the case face down.

now you have the display frame you can see how it all goes together

we send it assembled for you. Taking apart the frame is very simple.

  • The clips on the back lift and turn (they are sprung). Turn them so that they are flat along the back of the frame moulding to keep them off the back, and the back will simply lift out!

  • You will also find a copy of these instructions inside to save you printing these out.

You will need to remove the plastic protective layer from the glazing (if it is styrene acrylic).  This simply peels off. Leave this till you are finished, so that it remains clean, and try to guard against static attracting dust and bits and pieces to  it as you remove the protective layers on each side.  Take care, this material scratches much more easily than glass, although scratches can be polished out.

Hanging:  We have enclosed two suitable D-Ring hanging fixtures for the weight of this item, plus screws  so you can fix these in and hang the display frame either way.  We highly recommend that you hang this on TWO secure fittings, due to the weight of the item. We cannot pre-fit these, as we do not know which way up you will want to hang the frame. Fit these last! The cord supplied is rated to over 100lb/45kg.

Assembly is best done with the frame laid flat, face down on a clean table. To make things easy everything is inserted or removed from the back, with the case face down.

1.

Remove in this order:

  • MDF Backing (clips off) Flexitabs bend upwards flush to the sides, optional spring clips can be rotated 90 degrees (onto the back of the frame rim) before removing the backing.

  • Foamcore item backing

  • Spacer slip (optional – paint your spacer if required – this is best done when it is removed from the frame)

  • Mount (if supplied)

  • Glazing (Clear styrene) Remember to take the protective plastic coat off BOTH sides!

2.

Attach your shirt to the backing

  • Fixing the shirt to the inner backing (the white lightweight board).: We suggest that you pin the shirt or stitch it lightly.  (note– don’t worry too much about the bottom, as gravity will keep it straight and level once you have attached the top)

  • tip: You may wish to pin it “around” the board, inserting pins into the board edge. This is a simple and very secure method. (you will find that the  board has been specially cut with an allowance to enable you to do this if required).  The backing board will  go onto the back once you have the  inner board in place with the shirt attached NOTE the board is cut with a small allowance and is a few mm smaller than the spacer rebate where it sits. This is intentional to allow shirt sleeves (etc) to be wrapped behind if required) You may also use some of the supplied bubble-wrap to fill between the foamcore and MDF back if required. And, if required, you can very simply trim this board further with a craft knife or sharp scissors. Normally this is not required.

3.

Re-assemble in this order

  • First remove any protective covering (peels off)  from the inside of the glazing and any remove protective paper/tissue/packaging. (Leave the outside till you are completely finished, so that it remains clean)  Take care, this material scratches much more easily than glass, although scratches can be polished out.

  • Glazing

  • Mount (if supplied)

  • Spacer

  • Backing (with your item now attached)

  • Frame Back (clips on – the optional spring clips can be turned clear of the backing, flexitabs simply turn 90 degrees)

  • Fittings & Cord

Hanging

  • We  enclose two suitable D-Ring hanging fixtures for the weight of this item, plus screws  so you can fix these in and hang the display frame either way.  We highly recommend that you hang this on TWO secure fittings  (two picture hooks). We cannot pre-fit these, as we do not know which way up you will want to hang the frame. Fit these last! The cord supplied is rated to over 100lb/45kg, although your finished frame and contents will weigh about the same as an ordinary picture frame the same size.

 Moonshine Framing, 1 High Street, Penzance Cornwall TR18 2SX

www.frames.uk.com   tel 01736 330887  email pictureframer @ gmail.com

 If you need any spare parts, or replacement glazing in the future don’t hesitate to get in touch