A Mandala on antique NC barnwood featuring a collection of divot tools scavenged from golf bags at thrift stores. Barnwood- 100 year old pine board and batt siding salvaged from a building along the railroad tracks in Efland, NC Divot tools- A variety of cool metal divot fixers found at thrift stores around North Carolina. … [Read more…]
Two folk art birds made on antique pine plank with golf artifacts and barbed wire.
Storage benches made from vintage pine. One shipped to Brooklyn, one to Austin! These were ordered by my customers through my Etsy store. The pine is old sheathing salvaged in Durham. I used salvaged piano hinges and porch door and lamp chains as hardware. The design is my own, it originated when some neighbors asked … [Read more…]
One of the really fun parts of my job is the salvaging! I got these vintage knotty pine cabinets in Durham through a Facebook friend! This wood will become “canvasses” for folk art mainly. Score!
This batch of my popular golf plaques- great for Father’s Day, birthday, Christmas and more- was made from a batch of Durham salvaged 1 x 10 and 1 x 12 pine planks. I got about 140 pieces out of this collection of wood. The frames are pine lath, also salvaged in Durham, and the clubs … [Read more…]
This headboard was custom made for a client for his wife’s birthday. He came out to the shop and we selected the wood and discussed the design together.
I made two of these, using the two sides of an antique salvaged dresser and a lot of spindles off of antique chairs and bedframes. They are sort of an homage to North Carolina’s furniture making history, and represent a lot of craft and heart collected into one 18 x 44″ piece. I stop my truck … [Read more…]
I like it when I find old scissors because then I get to make these fun birds!