Comments: I admit that the price was bit of a deterrent at first, mostly because my original intention was to buy 5 of them. But let me tell you, this incredible frame is like a work of art all on its own. The over-sized depth of this frame is so impressive. It demands attention and makes the photograph inside the frame all that much more special. This clean simple frame makes my photograph feel like a custom made industrial sculpture in my very own home. It's a must have for anyone with an uncluttered modern home.
By Photos frames
On Sep 24, 2010
Comments: These frames are so versatile and the metal shelves are dynamite with it and a few other frames of different materials. I just love the versatility. Your customer service people at the store were all so very helpful. I have a new place to shop.
On Sep 25, 2010
Comments: We love the many varieties this frame comes in & have several of them. They are a great way to show off some of our favorite photos...from kids, to landscape. We haven't seen these frames anywhere else. Everyone that sees them comments on how unique they are & how much they like them.
On Jan 18, 2011
Comments: Love the color of the frame but poorly constructed and could see weld marks around glass insert. The weld marks ruin the piece. Returned all three that I bought for the rust colored frames. Can't see the weld marks on those.
On Feb 28, 2011
Comments: great customer service
By M Rupp, Seattle
On Jul 9, 2011
Comments: I looked hard for a small mirror that would work in my super zen remodeled bathroom. I reworked a very small space. I decided to look for frames and this showed up. It rocks. It is out of the box, for sure, everyone is used to a super mirror over the bathroom sink. I have a makeup mirror on the counter - so who cares? Love, love, love this. Works beautifully, well crafted, and DONE! I will post a picture when the lighting is better - it is overcast today....
By rockin robyn
On May 14, 2014
Comments: Look beautiful excellent quality.
By Disappointed Loyal Fan
On Mar 12, 2015
Comments: 3 out of 4 had the same unacceptable "character" flaws surrounding the 8x10 image opening on the front of frame. 1 had something splattered in the upper front corner of the frame that extended to the side that was not removable. Another had flaws and a scratch on the front of the frame. Customer service indicated that this "to be expected of natural steel." One bracket in back of frame was rusted. All 4 pieces of glass had a coating of dirt. Bottomline, where is quality control? And where was "this is not typical of Room and Board and we'll do whatever necessary to make it right." Giving R&B a second chance because I'm a loyal customer and I love these frames. Stay tune.
By Modern Classic
On Mar 31, 2015
Comments: We were extremely disappointed in the quality.
First, there seems to be some obvious markings/flaws all over the front that look like someone tried to hide with a black marker. We returned the product and were sent another one that was even worse. When we went back to the show room, the representative stated that they hadn't seen anything like that before. However, when we went to a display area, we saw that about half had these awful flaws. It just looks cheaply made. Oh, and to top it off, when we returned the original one and ordered another one to be sent, the representative didn't put the order in right and it took an extra few weeks to receive them----after we had to reach out to them searching for our order.
Second, these are really difficult to hang. We're in one of the many earthquake zones in the western states. The only option to hang them is to delicately set the top on a nail. There is absolutely no option to pull a wire across the back. Really, how difficult would it be for them to add two small holes to the back???
I would not recommend these frames.
By Tom S
On Sep 9, 2015
Comments: The box frame is nice enough on it's own, but we are having fun experimenting with various arrangements along with other frames that we have. Everything just seems to work.
The highlight of the box frame is simply that it provides the depth that you can't get with other frames. For that reason alone, I can see myself picking up at least a few more of them down the road.
Manhattan Box Frames in Natural Steel
Frames as shown: (top) 5x7 off-center and centered; (bottom) 8x10 centered and off-center.
Create a dramatic display with Manhattan Box frames. Hand-welded in a family-owned metalworking shop in Minnesota, these frames are large in scale and add sculptural dimension to a room. With the distinctive marks, texture and significant color variations characteristic of natural steel, no two frames are exactly alike. Manhattan Box frames are designed to be hung vertically or horizontally. Stunning when used solo, they also look striking when mounted as part of a wall gallery.
Construction: hand-welded with laser-cut opening; glass insert
Features: hangs horizontal or vertical; three hanging positions
Installation: built-in notch provides stability, hangs on nail or screw
Includes: screw, drywall anchor
Care: wipe with damp cloth, dry immediately; clean insert with glass cleaner sprayed onto cloth
Material Description: Our natural steel is domestically sourced from 99% recycled raw materials and hand-selected for consistent color and texture. Hand-welding can create unique markings, as well as color change, due to the heating and shaping of the steel. Subtle variations in color, along with the individuality of each craftsmans work, ensure that no two pieces are alike.
List of parts
Manhattan Box Frame
Place the frame face down on a flat, protected surface.
Remove the thin steel bars from the back board of the frame, and then slide the back board from the frame. (Figure 1)
Position your image in the mat window opening. Optional: Secure image with tape to keep it from shifting.
Insert the backing board into the frame.
Hammer the nail 3/4 of the way into desired wall location and hang frame so it's flush against the wall, positioning frame on built-in notch for extra stability.
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