32 antique leather golf grips, shellacked and mounted on a salvaged wooden spool end with a 70s Ford truck hubcap and an oversized Indian head penny in the center. The piece is 36" in diameter and is made on a salvaged wooden spool end. Other elements include a vinyl 33 lp and an upcycled saw blade. Purchased by the City of Newton at the 2016 Foothills Folk Art Festival preview event.
Vintage foosball guys on 1920s pine with a found "men" sign. Continue reading "Men"
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"
A medium sized piece of folk art on a section of an antique pine door with safety deposit box keys, heart pine flooring tongues, allen wrenches, and a frame made out of poplar crib legs from the 1960s. A metal Oreo ad and an ornate switch plate sit in the center. Continue reading "Oreo"
Another of my heart series with a cornbread mold cast heart on a pretty piece of 1920s pine baseboard with a guitar string wreath. Continue reading "Guitar String Heart"
I used to perform a lot as a musician and have plenty of old guitar strings lying around, but I've traded guitar playing for making folk art. I am grateful to my friends Art and Nancy, who both actively play in bands for saving their old guitar and bass strings for me. Continue reading "Guitar String Patrons"
A dragonfly made from a curb-picked croquet stick and more insects out of chair legs and slats. Continue reading "Yard Art made from Reclaimed Wood"
Having some fun with newspapers I found in the attic of the farmhouse at The Confluence, Cedar Grove, NC. This batch also includes Tom Jones, and a bill with Jerry Lee Lewis, Porter Waggoner, and Dolly Parton with seats for $5! Continue reading "Vintage Movie and Music Ad Decoupage"