The certified pedorthists at Arch Fitters use state-of-the-art technology to provide healthcare professionals, retail facilities, and individual patients with a variety of pain-relieving orthotics. They craft each custom-made pair by employing products such as advanced pressure-mapping software, malleable foam, and digital foot scans. Their raster-vector 3-D software captures 900 control points on the foot, measuring the effects of body weight and providing the outline for the frame of the orthotic. Senior orthotic designers then use SolidWorks software to edit the orthotic to each patient's specifications, adding custom options such as metatarsal pads to relieve pressure on the ball of the foot, heel wedges that improve spinal alignment, and rear oil-slick sprayers to elude the Fratellis. Finally, computerized machines carve out the wooden molds and cut the orthotics themselves from polypropylene plastic, carbon-fiber graphite, or ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA).
“Old-fashioned lollipops are a far cry from the hard little rounds machined onto a stick that Americans are accustomed to,” wrote a reporter from Oregon Live after visiting Lollipop Rooster’s charming downtown storefront. There, a second-generation candy maker molds imaginative confections using the same methods his father did in Ukraine beginning in the late 1970s. Out of glossy hard candies, he creates roosters, rabbits, squirrels, elephants, and a menagerie of holiday-themed figures, such as Santa Claus and the Fourth of July fairy. The intricately designed treats are also delicious, made in a variety of rich flavors. His shop ships confections to stores around the country and sells an assortment of imported chocolates and candies, as well.
For more than 35 years, the paint-your-own-ceramics studio has encouraged brush wielders of all skill levels to let their artistic instincts take over as they personalize premade bisqueware. A red façade and teal awning beckon passersby into the shop, where more than 1,000 ceramic figurines, ornaments, magnets, and vases wait to be brought to life with colorful brushstrokes, glitter, chalk, and jumpstarts from a car battery. Bricker Brac Ceramics’ expert instructors host classes, parties, and group events that guide unsure brush brandishers and foster creativity.
Miller Paint is a Northwest based company that has been supplying paint and coatings for the Pacific Northwest since 1890.
With 37 stores throughout Oregon and Washington, a healthy assortment of private dealers, and 40+ Fred Meyer locations, we most likely have a store near you if you're in Oregon or Washington!
Rodda is the largest paint manufacturer in the Pacific NW with 48 stores in 5 states. We bring quality products and services to our customers & contractors in the residential, commercial, industrial & marine fields and partner with them to build successful businesses, because we believe "It's the finish that counts!"
Shoe Mill treats tootsies to an extensive selection of high-quality shoes and accessories complemented by a meticulous approach to finding the ideal fit. Like a plant in a sun chamber, foot-digits blossom under the possibilities of chic, versatile new styles for both men and women. Sassify soles in Rieker Sheila 54 boots ($179.95), or coddle cold feet in the warmth of sheepskin UGGs. Josef Seibel Men's Walth shoes ($70) provide dapper cover for mismatched socks, and a range of outdoor shoes] allow walkers to take on the elements with all the confidence of a candy thief in a room full of unarmed babies. An arsenal of care products is available to protect newly purchased foot wrappers from moisture, dirt, and other perils.