Ducks made from 1920s pine beadboard, found casters, and Railroad Spike tips on 100+ year old oak barn flooring with 1920s pine lath frames.
I like the tiny bit of pale green paint still clinging to the wood duck bodies.
This is a batch of two ducks.
Oak barn flooring from the Confluence site.
1920s beadboard bodies and pine lath frame, Englewood Ave, Durham.
I salvage a lot of old kitchen cabinets and as a result I end up with a lot of cabinet hardware.
These guys look a lot like space invaders to me, but they also look a bit like the monkeys from the old barrel of monkeys.
I found these cool orange casters while salvaging in Durham and turned them into Ducks!
I used rough-milled oak barn flooring for the background, the body is 1920s beadboard, and the beak is a railroad spike tip. Continue reading "Ducks"
This piece is made on a salvaged wooden spool end with lots of beautiful old barbed wire, a heart cut from tin roofing, and a found "Lyon" locker plate.
It was purchased by a Georgia woman at Finster Fest Continue reading "Lyon Heart"
Reclaimed Kitchen cabinet parts with with 1920's pine lath frames, vintage golf clubs and humorous and inspirational golf quotes.
So popular that I opened a second Etsy store just for my golf art. (Golfarthandmade on Etsy.) Continue reading "485 Reclaimed Wood Golf Plaques"
The Eno River Association purchase and protects lands adjacent the Eno River in the Durham area and beyond.
They were very generous in allowing me to salvage a large amount of wood and rusty metal artifacts from the lovely old buildings at the Confluence property in Hillsborough before the buildings were taken down for safety. Continue reading "Eno River Association"
Riverbank Custom Homes does impeccable, beautiful renovations to older homes in Durham with a high level of integrity and an strong sense of historic preservation.
They have also been a huge patron of mine, sharing cool old wood and artifacts from their renovations with me and diverting that stuff from the landfill. Continue reading "Riverbank Custom Homes- a shout out!"