Custom Framing

How the process works!

Posters, prints, oil paintings, watercolours, photographs, wedding photos, holiday shots, children’s drawings, needle craft, embroidery, sports shirts, baby garments, medals, old keys, rosettes, money, mirrors, and many other objects.

Picture Framing

Our clients include Galleries, Artists, Photographers, Private Collectors, Institutions, Private Home Owners, Corporations and Art Groups.


Stop by the gallery to receive a quote for a made to measure frame that is tailored to your budget.


We offer high quality frames at a great price. We are normally cheeper than most high street firms. Made in England. All our frames are hand crafted in our workshop in Stoke Gabriel.

Got any Keepsakes?

We can frame anything. Our frames will give your special items and treasured memories a new life.

We can frame sports shirts / memorabilia, cross stitch, certificates, military items and more.




We are well established, experienced artists at your service.
Our frames are expertly crafted to fit together with tight, strong corners.

You can expect a consultation, build and delivery stage during your frame manufacturing.

We will keep you up to date on the status of your order through out all stages.

Stage One

The first stage is the consultation process. We will walk you through all the choices that will effect the final presentation. How archival do you want to go? We can advise you in the choice of materials to protect your artwork.

We will help you choose the best style to match the decor of the frames final surroundings. We factor the surroundings in but also we will pair the frame to the artwork making sure the frame compliments the art.

River Dart Gallery has a wide selection of frame styles.

• Classic
• Box frames
• Float frames
• Tray frames
• Key line
• Swept frames
• Traditional
• Modern
• Shabby Chic

and many more…

Stage Two

The second stage is the build stage. This is when your artwork is moved to our workshop and our technicians will prepare your artwork for framing. This is the time that all the details of the order are checked and then the frame is built.

Stage Three

The third stage is the delivery. All our frames are wrapped and ready for transport. If more protective wrapping or a shipping box is required, that is no problem. We will then walk your through the hanging process.

Our frames come ready to hang and we can offer you hanging advice to help you with any extra questions. If you need any supplies for hanging let us know. We stock a selection of standard and heavy duty hanging supplies.

We can offer you a comprehensive framing solution for your project.
We can frame any size image from standard sizes to custom oversized frames.


River Dart Gallery offers bespoke frames in every style and colour.

Whether it is a gold frame or solid wood we have a broad selection of frame styles and sizes.
There are thousands of frame mouldings out there.
It can be daunting to know what to choose. Let us help.

Browse our large frame selection. We keep a good selection in stock for fast turn around times. We also have ready made frames available in our shop.

Let us coordinate the productions of your prints and frames. This makes us a one stop shop for your print and display needs.

Your picture deserves more than a standard frame. We have so many different styles to choose from. We offer styles from distressed to stately & elegant.

We use conservation materials throughout our range of tapes, adhesives and boards. We have a comprehensive selection of sundries to choose from.

We know how important your items are to you. We are artists ourselves and understand how much work can go into art. We treat every customer original as if it is our own. Only highly skilled technicians handle your artwork from start to finish.

Trade Accounts

We support local artists in the journey to sell their artwork. Frames are a perfect finish to your work. By offering competitive trade accounts for artist, we help to maximise artist’s sales profits.

Our workshop can cut canvas stretcher to any size. If you are an artist and want to paint to a unique size or you want your favourite family memory on a canvas. Let us make a custom sized canvas for you.


Buy with confidence at our budget friendly frame shop.

DIY & Frame Repairs

If you are a DIY person, we offer chop service for frame mouldings and glass cut to size.

If you already have a frame that needs repair. We offer a re-glazing & repair service. Bring your damage frame to us and we will breath new life into it.

Framing Quote

The fist thing we need to determine the price is the measurements of your original.


The frame moulding is one of the biggest factors in the price. The price will be effected If you choose one of our veneered moulding or a solid oak frame. After the moulding is chosen, then the glass is next. We offer a very affordable 2mm float glass all the way to museum quality UV resistant optically clear glass. We only use the highest quality supplies to tape and pin our frames.

We have come up with a quoting system that will guarantee a consistent and competitive quote each time. With over 400 mouldings we keep our inventory and pricing up to date. We give you the best, consistent, and most current pricing.

Fast turn around times. Let us know your projects requirements and we will work to your schedule.


We have carefully chosen over 400 mouldings that have been sourced from all around the world. We only use quality materials. We do not claim to have more mouldings than any frame shop, but we have quality.

We remove the styles that do not meet our high standards and only show you the best. Want something we don’t have? No problem. We order from all the popular frame manufactures.

Backing Board

We use Art-Bak® for our backing boards – The modern alternative to MDF! Strong, smooth and rigid . . . Art-Bak® benefits from a unique curve in the board, which will keep your artwork flatter in the frame. Buffering with Calcium Carbonate guarantees they remain pH Neutral for at least 300 years.

This is a versatile board with a traditional appearance. Now triple walled for extra rigidity.
2.6mm thick.

Usefull Info

Business Hours

Tue - Sat

10AM -5PM

Sun - Mon


Contact Info


+44 01803 782 543

Gallery Address

River Dart Gallery

Darton Grove
Stoke Gabriel, Devon

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