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This project was inspired by a photo from my Uncle Bob.  My sister saw a photo of the small valance he made from his own design and I said "I can build that".  It tuned out to be a larger project than expected.  The small one is 11 inches high and 44 inches long.  The longer one is also11 inches high, but 84 inches long.  I still have one more to make.

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bwalko

Monday, February 4, 2013
1 Post

@Delene E. The panels are reinforced with brass rod at the top and also have 14 gauge wire running from top to bottom in 4 equally spaced locations across the panel. These wires are looped at the top. The walls have 1" x 2" boards attached to them with hooks to mount the panels. The panels are removable. But I don't recommend taking them down too often :-)

Delene E.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011
13 Posts

Very creative. Because of the weight and length did you have to use extra support for the glass and also for the wall?

aileen

Monday, March 21, 2011
1 Post

I have one of Mr. Walko's lamp and it is beautiful. He does wonderful work.

Majickalartisan

Sunday, March 6, 2011
81 Posts

nice work... smart idea!

Sara H.

Saturday, March 5, 2011
2 Posts

Very nice and a huge challenge.