SB Boards: How to assemble.

Debbie Mackenzie - 'Buller Bound'

At a glance

● Fine-art 'Giclee' Printing

● Print at any size up to 1.5m wide

● Premium papers and canvases

● Fast production times

● In-house framing

● Ship straight to your customers

From pixel to print.

Whether you're after a one-off archival print or looking for a printing partner to drop ship rolled and framed prints direct to your customers on a daily basis, we've got the equipment, skills and passion to get the job done.

We use industry leading Epson printers and genuine UltraChrome pigment inks to achieve the highest level of colour accuracy and gamut available to the market. Our archival papers and canvases ensure that your prints not only look great fresh off the printer, but also last the test of time. And, our complete pixel to print workflow has been profiled by the best in the business, Dr Les Walkling, to guarantee that your prints come out looking their best.

We also offer a range of post-print options, whether that's packaging and shipping your rolled print direct to a customer, or taking it a step further by first framing the print and then sending it on its way either with a courier or in one of our private delivery vans. More details here: Drop shipping

When you print with us, you'll also be able to track your print orders in real time so you and your customers can stay updated on the progress of the print. We also we now offer a range of custom labelling options and certificates of authenticity, all designed and printed in-house, making your packages unique to you and your customers unboxing experience a memorable one.

With Southern Buoy, the print possibilties are limitless.

Amanda Hinkelmann


'The prints Southern Buoy create for me are impeccably detailed, using the best of materials to reproduce a range of fine-art print options, all whilst delivering on time and with absolute ease. I have been able to launch and sustain a successful arts career, and owe much of this to the team at Southern Buoy.'

Amanda Hinkelmann - 'Nguramba'

Our Medias

Smooth Cotton Rag

Weight: 320gsm
Finish: Matte, Smooth (Hot Pressed)
Material: 100% Cotton
Archival: Yes, 100+ Years
Notes: A staple in the print makers catalogue, and produced using a hot press production technique, this rag features a smooth matte finish with no optical brightening agents. With a natural coloration and a light fast rating of over 100 years*, it's the media of choice for artwork reproductions, digital works and most photography.

*Last fast rating is based on official Epson figures and may vary if prints are not handled with care.

Textured Cotton Rag

Weight: 320gsm
Finish: Matte, Textured (Cold Pressed)
Material: 100% Cotton
Archival: Yes, 100+ Years
Notes: Similiar to its smooth rag cousin but produced with a cold-press method, this classic rag features a textured finish. Its natural matte surface contains no optical brighteners, ensuring a light fast rating of over 100 years* and its textured finish is particularly suited to large scale photographic works and fine-art.

*Last fast rating is based on official Epson figures and may vary if prints are not handled with care.

1. Remove the red backing from the four adhesive strips inside the frame.

The adhesive strips are construction grade and are impervious to changes in temperature and humidity.

2. Place the included cardboard alignment guides into the groove of the frame.

The guides will help you align the SB board into its frame. 

3. Carefully place the completed SB board into its frame

Once the SB board has been placed into the frame it cannot be removed, so make sure it’s aligned properly and that your artwork is complete before doing so. 

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.