I got a piece of wood (a wooden box) which I am about to frame and put behind glass. Due to the hot weather in summer the wooden piece is not that straight anymore. Hopefully the framing will make and keep it straight.
No frames for stretched canvas or wood pieces, but I have had to frame a large unstretched Bast piece per his recommendation and a large Choe original due to lack of any framing hardware. The wood piece has no glass or plexi. Anything on paper or collages pieces I have had float mounted.
I got this one framed last summer. Its a small work of 10cm x 10 cm. I like the way it is framed and looks better when its on the wall now. Besides, I keep it dust free. Chance is likely to frame more originals.
I have a small Sandra Chevrier on wood coming from the latest show and wondering about framing. Wouldn't usually frame up an original but it's mixed media with collage so presume that needs some UV protection. But then I never see anyone else framing her originals so not sure if needed.
There a few originals that I have unframed - like the RAE pictured below - but for the most part, I frame everything. Framing not only helps protect the pieces, but it gives me the chance to be creative and contribute to the overall effect.