This large wall art piece was custom made for a loft in a converted tobacco building in Downtown Durham. Continue reading "Wood Wall Art for Tobacco Building Loft"
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"
A salvaged putter on 100 year old barnwood with barbed wire legs and pallet wood wings.
- Barnwood- Efland, NC
- Barbed Wire- From my 3 acre place in Efland.
- Foremost putter head from a Durham Thrift store.
Vintage foosball guy in a field of corn near Nashville? Continue reading "Nashville"
This is the fourth in a series of benches made from curb – picked chairs. Of the other three, one resides in Durham, another in Cary, and the third is at The Haw River Ballroom in Saxapahaw. Continue reading "Chair Bench iv- reclaimed Wood Bench made from found bits"
I made this solo duck on a background of blue painted pine salvaged at Confluence, a really unusual and beautiful old blue color. The duck is made from 1920s pine flooring and a caster off of a salvaged piece of antique furniture. The beak is a railroad spike tip I framed the piece with thin strips of oak barn wood part of the floor of the old barn at Confluence. The blue plank that I used as a background was salvaged in the storage building behind one of the barns. I had enough of the blue to make three pieces – this duck and two birds. One of the birds was donated to the Eno River Association's 50th annual gala auction. This is one of those pieces that I finished on Friday and sold at market on Saturday, forgetting to take a photo first! The blue can be seen in this skinny bird: The duck was made like this duck:
Cigarette butts collected outside a pool hall, a 1970's comic book cut out, .22 bullets, reused paintbrushes all on a salvaged applejack brandy keg lid. A fun Friday blog post! Continue reading "Brandy, Bullets, Brushes, Butts and Superman"
My LP (life partner) Catherine and I installed this wood wall/ headboard at our house recently. We used a Fibonacci sequence and a fun mix of a variety of reclaimed wood bits from my shop. Continue reading "Wood Wall Head Board"
A batch of my popular railroad spike birds made in November 2015. Continue reading "Railroad Spike Birds"