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I am guessing this has been addressed, but reading through the first 10 pages, I didn't see it - or really much related discussion, so, I am just going to ask.

Can you explain a bit about the actual process to wrap the frames in Fabric?

I tried my first one last night, and between trying to cut the fabric straight, knowing how many staples to use (I now see almost constant), if it was better to start one side vs another - long side vs short side, and definitely the rear corners (I did see the pictures in one of the early pages, which are helpful), it was just a bit more challenging than I hoped.

Do you remember what your process was to do this?

Thanks in advance.
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I am guessing this has been addressed, but reading through the first 10 pages, I didn't see it - or really much related discussion, so, I am just going to ask.

Can you explain a bit about the actual process to wrap the frames in Fabric?

I tried my first one last night, and between trying to cut the fabric straight, knowing how many staples to use (I now see almost constant), if it was better to start one side vs another - long side vs short side, and definitely the rear corners (I did see the pictures in one of the early pages, which are helpful), it was just a bit more challenging than I hoped.

Do you remember what your process was to do this?

Thanks in advance.
You are over thinking the process. The hardest part is pulling the fabric just the right amount not to get waves in the fabric.

Mine were easy to cut as the fabric was cut in half. The other cust can be made with a straight edge.

Start on one side and staple the fabric on. Then with downward pressure on the frame pull the loose side and push the frame toward the stapled side to get the correct tension on the fabric. wold the fabric in place with downward pressure and staple off the opposite end.

The repeat on the remaining tow sides.

Good luck

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What kind of fabric are you cutting? If it's GOM with the rough weave, I have tip I can share for cutting it straight.

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What kind of fabric are you cutting? If it's GOM with the rough weave, I have tip I can share for cutting it straight.
I am doing two different Accousticmac /DMD fabrics. One from there Executive collection,one of their basic DMD fabrics.

I'll figure it out, it was 2 am so being tired probably didn't help. Also, with the guidance I am over thinking, makes me a bit more comfortable that it isn't an exact science.
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