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Old 09-02-2008, 10:35 AM
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Once you have the fabric smooth on the outer surface of the molding, you can turn the molding over to glue the back side. Do NOT make your relief cuts too deep, or the whole piece may have to be redone. Spray your glue on the frame and on the fabric, let it dry, and glue the fabric to the frame on the inside. You can spray all of it at once, but it's a little easier to finish the one side (either outer or inner perimeter) first before you do the other side. This prevents accidentally having the fabric get glued to itself or the frame the wrong way while you're working on the other side. Also, trim away as much of the fabric as you can before gluing the fabric down to the metal. (It's better to leave the fabric on the inside corners longer so you have more to pull with.) This just leaves less trimming after you're done gluing.
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