Bugs! (image from Wikipedia)
My tiny house under construction. It’s 12′ x 12′ x 12′ with a gambrel roof and tin siding. All salvaged materials. Salvage: Framing lumber- Antique 2 x 6 and 2 x 8 pine from a house on Club Bl, donated by Riverbank. Tin roof and siding- Salvaged at the Liner Shop, Cedar grove, NC. Thanks to Chip … [Read more…]
Here’s where I’ll be setting up my booth in the coming weeks. Stop by and see me if you can! April 15-16- Artsapalooza, Sandy springs, GA April 22nd- Hillsborough Arts and Crafts Show, Hillsborough, NC April 29th- Spring Daze, Cary, NC May 6th- Apex PeakFest, Apex, NC May 27-28- Finster Fest, Summerville, GA
Welcome! This is the official ivegotahammer site, home of folk art, golf art, and furnishings made from vintage reclaimed wood and found objects! The navigation bar at the top will take you to the store and other pages. Posts about some stuff I’ve made are below. Thank you for dropping by, Y’all come back! Quick … [Read more…]
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.
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.
This is a railroad tie wall that I built at the Hillsborough Road Cocoa Cinnamon in Durham for the courtyard that they share with Linton Architects.
I am very grateful to Jeff and Leslie, the owners of the farm, for sharing their bounty of beautiful old barn wood and artifacts with me! We loaded up my truck with wood from the old barn, tobacco sticks, and some other cool things like a scythe blade, vintage fertilizer sacks, railroad spikes, and a wooden label … [Read more…]
I found a cache of about 16 antique TV cabinets in the attic of a barn at the Albright Farmstead/ Confluence. They were so cool I had to save them! Me Albright must’ve been a tv repairman or collector. There are many brands- GE, Silvertone, Zenith, and more. I made them into an art … [Read more…]