I began making Picture Frames twenty years ago, as a hobby. At that time I worked with trees. I used a machine to convert suitable tree cuttings (usually oak, ash, beech and a few other native species), into strips, which I then planed and rebated, ready for frame making.
Actually there are many different woods that can be used, with differing properties and lots of finishes that can be applied. Then there are pre-decorated, and aluminium mouldings, so it seems that as time goes on, the choice I offer my customers grows and grows!