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The Framer's Workshop - Custom & DIY Picture Framing,
Oversize Printing & Digital Restoration

2439 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704 • (510)  849–4444
Hours: Mon - Sat: 10 - 6 Sun: Noon - 6

FIrst hour FREE Parking Above Our Shop! $2 per hour after the first hour, up to 4 hours.

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Most Custom Shaped Mats require a
one-time $50. design & set-up fee.

Logos or complex art may have a higher design charge.
Simple custom shapes require no set up fee.
All custom mat design prices are by quotation.
Quantity discounts available for multiples.

See our Window Template Page for shipping rates.

Custom Designed Archival Quality Mats

On this page you will find examples of custom designed mats.These mats are created from your photos or designs and are individually priced according to their complexity. Please send your design by e-mail or call ( 510) 849-4444 to ask for a quote. There is a one time $50. set up charge for most designs. Once your design is in our Wizard Computerized Mat Cutter's computer, we can cut additional mats without extra design charges, and we offer wholesale volume discounts for multiple orders of the same mat. Add a frame, and you’re all set!

When you call or write, please have the following information ready:

    • What is the image size of your art or photo?
    • What size will the window of your mat be?
    • What will the overall or outside size of your mat be?
    • What mat colors would you like?
    • Tell us about your custom design idea.

Examples of Custom Designed Mats:

Custom Cut Wonder Woman Matting Custom Cut Flower Mat
Customm Designed Mat with Stars. The stars on this photo of Lynda Carter fall out of the photo and continue on the double matting.
Flower Power. All dressed up for "60's Day at" School.
Pop art mat with flowers and irregular shaped mat window.
Custom Cut Matting for an Antique Dollie Custom Cut Mat for Berkeley Rose Garden Print

Lace Doily. Open V-Groove and mat window cut to match the shape of the doily on the double mat.

Yoshiko Yamamoto, Berkeley Rose Garden.
Open V-Groove cut to match the shape of the art border.
Custom Cut Comic Book Matting Biff close up
Batman, "Biff." Mat comminsioned by Doug Clements
for his Batman web site, Burt Ward Live.

Batman, "Biff." detail.
Cutom Cut Shaped Mat Custom Cut Matting for Goines Hillside Club
Antique Embroidered Handkerchief.
Mat shape custom designed to surround the shape of the handkerchief.
David Lance Goines, The Hillside Club.
Mat shape and corners designed to mirror the Hillside Club logo design.

Custom Mat Designs:Call us to discuss your original design needs. Find acid-free mat colors here.
If you are in the San Francisco Bay Area, come in for a personal consultation!

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