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I remember walking through Safeway with Mom when I was younger and seeing all the hair color boxes on the shelves and just being so in awe. Dad used Grecian Formula and Resdan from what I remember. Having the control to dye your hair and change your look is such a part of self-expression.
I dye, stain and bleach wood to make it look beautiful with art.
When you lack good hair, you turn your attention elsewhere to self-express.
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Splinery tippy-toe dry-dock.
New bespoke walnut frame samples in the early stages for our Gallery Partners and Studio Collection.
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That job that had strings attached.
Clients always have special requests and concerns with art placements and arrangements which we're always happy to address and discuss. After all, that's why they call us.
On Friday's install with Norval Morrisseau's work The Great Flood, it had been discussed that the wall it would be placed-on not have any scarring or picture hook nails damaging the surface area.
No probs.
We placed a black architectural rail at the top of the fireplace (4) stretching it across the entire length, making it look like an integral part of the composition instead of a piece of forgotten hardware added later - protective architect's may analyze and see this. We keep ahead of them.
Strong nylon cords (3) are then suspended from the top rail and adjustable clasps are then calibrated through the cords for proper levelling and security.
A great system with minimal clutter and concerns addressed. A great hang and what great art. ( swipe to see more details ).
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#2o17o312 the #yegwalnut classic -- this cat rules ❤️

This is a happy business this business of mine. I've come in contact with some amazing works and great people this week. Finishing up on a work by Doug Haynes.
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Staining, buffing and finishing are next for this Hummer of a frame. Precise and well-executed walnut splines on these mitred corners will ghost under a veil of custom dark-stain, hand buffed to a low lustre.
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There is a great variety of artwork presentation and framing solutions here at aai; from simple wooden profiles with special finishes, to plinth blocks and Perspex boxes.
We have a great talent pool of experts ready to select, cut, join, sand, finish and prepare your artisan frame.
Quality framing solutions by skilled picture framer's can literally transform artwork and an interior design.
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Walnut tone-on-tone tendon lam-up in the Studio today. These biscuits inserted into each corner of our over-sized floater-frames stabilizes and secures the joints/mitres all the way up and down its spine ensuring a clean and strong gorilla hold.
These frames are deep and narrow ( 3/8") & at the same time undergo allot of stress throughout the framing process, so the last thing anyone needs is a mitre to pop💥nearing the completion of the project, or later-on down the road after our installation.
No-one needs that, which is why we take the time to do what's right.
Sanding next.
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Now up and standing | rolled since '89, this is the first time anyone has ever seen this work by one of Canada's most successful modernist painters, Douglas Haynes in its entirety - standing - all stretched, square, flat, stable and so beautiful. Unless of course you might have been privileged to have seen it rolled out on a floor with the artist's paper-borders stapled to the margins of the canvas signalling compositional alignment for its ultimate placement.
A Studio appointment with the client this week has been firmed-up to re-evaluate frame options with finishing, staining and proportions.
This 're-fresher' dialogue gains perspective and clarity complimented with discussion and options evolving into a strong + restrained design thrusting this gorgeous work prominently on any wall it finds itself sitting - in a week, or in thirty years.
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Saturday's are for personal projects; a lovely and unexpected surprise in the elasticized bulk of held travel-mail earlier this week; an original #gofundme reward for #soothsayerfilm sponsorship commitment coming through. An eloquent and soft spirited work by #yegartist #darahumniski who works occasionally for our troupe here at AAI. Congrats and thanks for this beauty Dara . All the best for the film project. Looking forward to seeing the finished product - film and finished frame. Best, GRJ
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We handcraft the finest picture frame moulding. We do our own small-batch milling for different works based on the client's specifications.
We're working this morning on a 2-part walnut float-frame for a large beautiful work on canvas. Frames are just setting up to dry. We'll be hand-finishing next as they're all lined up to go.
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