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Pearl Jam / Mudhoney , Portland 2013

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The moulding used to create this frame is called Gear Head which couldn’t be more fitting for the art work. An extension had to be added on to this frame to allow sufficient depth for the marbled blue Venetian sidewalls

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Day of the Dead Shadowbox

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Eight Dia de los Muertos figures, each in their own inset display alcove, surround a fine art print in this masterpiece of shadowbox construction. A hinged frame even lets you rearrange the figurines, should you so desire. Your collectibles should

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racing man and mechanical illustration

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This piece got the metal treatment. The art was mounted and then floated on perforated aluminum. The frame is adorned with washers (a lot of washers) which echo the mechanics in the art work.

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Shepard Fairey “Peace”

Shepard Fairy "Peace"

Of the thousands of pieces I’ve framed over the years this is one of the one’s I most wish I could have kept for myself. Fairey’s bold graphic style inspired so many great design ideas for it’s presentation that it

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Trader Vic’s Menu Cover

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This shadowbox is lined with a woven grass mat. The menu is framed in an inverted liner and then float mounted. Drinks with little umbrellas in them are fab!

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Signed Nirvana Drum Head

Nirvana drum head

I’ve never been particularly into autographs so when this was given to me it sat around for a while before insperation struck. I decided to sell it but thought it might be best to frame it first. I got a

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Jimi Hendrix

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The album cover is framed with an inverted beaded liner that echos the beads on the frame and then float mounted in the red marble swirled shadowbox.

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2002 Winter Games Olympic Torch

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This is the kind of job we had in mind when we started HangFire. A challenging project where we can really put our skills and our woodshop to work and then do a little showing off when the job is

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Shadow Boxes

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At HangFire, shadowboxes seem to be a lot closer to the rule than the exception. A shadowbox is a frame that provides depth between the glass and the backing. Though generally used to allow enough depth to frame object, we

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Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash Barbed Wire

“I got one word for ya.” The rusty barbed wire used in this shadow box is a nod to the records Johnny recorded at Folsom and San Quentin prisons. The photo used in this promotional poster was taken at one

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Johnny Cash Barbed Wire