The first issue that you have to be concerned with when making your own framed custom family tree charts is your paper choice. You may or may not be aware that there are a plethora of choices out there that you encounter when you want to print a large family tree PDF. It can be a difficult choice and you have to know what you want before you print it out. The wrong paper can be a costly error that you want to avoid.
Think of it this way. When you’re building a house, you need a good strong foundation made from the correct materials so your house is stable and doesn’t collapse or deteriorate. The paper is the foundation of your family tree chart so you must choose your paper carefully. You don’t want to go to all the trouble of making a custom framed family tree chart only to have it yellow or fade or crack before you’ve had a chance to enjoy it. For paper selection, your main issue is to select a quality paper that is completely acid-free. Let me explain: