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Thread: How do I send hardboard by mail?
March 10th, 2006 #1
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you can't trust anyone, hand delivery is how our forefathers used to do it, it's also a great way to get more patrons
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March 10th, 2006 #3
March 10th, 2006 #4
I imagine you'd have to build a crate to ship it in, like you would a canvas piece, except you could probably lay it in some sheet foam before you put hardboard/MDF/whathave you, around it.
Then insure the fuck out of it, because all shipping companies are careless assholes.
March 10th, 2006 #5
take 1 sheet of foamcore thats at least 6 inches wider and longer than your original.
center your original on top of the foamcore.
trim around the original so that you are cutting out the inside of the foamcore.
this will protect the edges of the original when it is placed inside it.
sandwich it between 2 sheets of 1/8 birch plywood or masonite.
(the wood should be the exact same dimensions that the foamcore was)
take strong packing tape and wrap all edges.
simple and REALLY strong.
its how i ship all of mine.
you could get fancy and build a crate, or use egg crate foam ...blah, blah.
but i find a tight, light weight package takes the least abuse in shipping.
remember, the easier it is to handle, the better the chances are it wont be dropped.
Last edited by DSillustration; March 10th, 2006 at 11:26 PM.- Dan Dos Santos
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UPS will deliver it for really cheap.
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March 11th, 2006 #7Originally Posted by Mirana
Some places will require a professional evalutation of your piece of art before paying.
March 11th, 2006 #8