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Packing Small Framed Pictures
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Family Packing
 

For packing small pictures, such as 8 x 11 framed pictures, wrap similar to dishes - each one in sufficient packing paper, then stand upright or vertically in the carton - do not lay flat.  Be sure to put wadded up paper in the bottom and top of the box for cushioning.


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