Do It Yourself Equipment

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Are you framing your pictures at home or as a hobby?

If you want to achieve professional results it helps to have good equipment.

Usually the only real difference between hobby equipment and professional equipment is the time saved by the professional tools. Of course having a computerised mat cutter is better but when the majority of mats cut are just a simple straight cut window it makes sense if you are a home framer that you have something affordable that will achieve this task.

In some of our reviews we will explain the differences between a professional alternative and the diy tools. It is then up to you to assess whether or not the benefits of the professional tools outweighs the drawbacks and benefits of a hobby tool.