Spectacle spectacular

I am all for having appropriate and original artwork in your workspace, office or business. So I was most pleased when my optometrist’s office asked us to frame up some frames for them.  Although we finished up this project about a year and a half ago, I was just in as a patient and was […]

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KISS!!

If you are of a certain age, you remember wanting to Rock and Roll All Nite while flipping your cool feathered hockey hair to these guys.  I recall the boys in my class were crazy for KISS and loved to Shock Me with their impressions of I Was Made For Lovin’ You.  Although Beth and […]

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Waterfowl Hunter’s shadowbox

This year’s contribution to the Ducks Unlimited Dinner & Auction in Arnprior is a waterfowl hunter’s dream. A project designed and created by our resident wood shop genius Jim, it features a photograph of ducks framed in our in-house barn board moulding, surrounded by a dull call,  a box of shells and some spent shotgun […]

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Dragonboat Embroidery

As I am one 22nd of a Dragonboat crew, I found this particular artwork pretty interesting.  The client, a fiber artist herself with very cool original artwork that you can check out HERE , found this Chinese Embroidery at  a second hand store for a few dollars. Noticing the intricacies of the stitching, which she pointed out is […]

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The Framing of the Union Jack

Happy 4th of July!  Ironically, I have spent my day in the shop today finishing the framing of a flag. Strangely it wasn’t the Stars and Stripes–  it was a Union Jack (or Union Flag).  A Canadian made Union Jack to boot. Our client found it at a shop in Toronto and then has kept […]

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Framed Teddy Bear

What can you do with your grown up son’s favourite Teddy?   Our client came in with her son’s Teddy bear and a great idea.  Could we frame Teddy with a pink polkadot theme in a shadowbox in time for her daughter-in-law’s baby shower? But of course we could. In order to make the polka dots, I […]

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Roberto Alomar Signed Bat

This framing project was all about showcasing a signed Roberto Alomar baseball bat.  The finished product is a great example of what we can do here at Walkerworks as it highlights many of our unseen talents. Our client, Jeff, and his buddy, Brian,  brought in Jeff’s bat.  He had acquired it during a live sports auction and he wanted both […]

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Number 4 for the Canadiens

Okay, its now safe to post this blog, since the Senators are no longer in the run for the cup….  maybe this will give the Canadiens some luck?? So trivia question: Who wore #4 for the Canadiens before Jean Beliveau? Here’s a clue:  “Assigned to a line with Maurice Richard and Elmer Lach when Toe Blake suffered a career-ending broken leg, the rookie […]

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