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…]
This folk art piece gets its name from the jar lid in the center, which I found in a barn. I don’t know the age, or what it’s a jar lid for, but it’s cool. I found it at the Albright Farm. The background is a piece of oak barnwood from the Finley Barn in … [Read more…]
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 … [Read more…]
This is a pair of media tables made from 100 year old oak barn flooring with rusty metal pipe legs. They measure 5′ wide x 32″ high X 15″ deep, a custom order for Chapel Hill clients. The oak is out of a barn in Cedar Grove, NC, compliments of the Eno river Association. These … [Read more…]
The beautiful gray of this Barn wood along with the signs of distress to and texture of the wood are a testament to its age and service as a barn in Cedar Grove, North Carolina for many decades.
A batch of my popular railroad spike birds made in November 2015.
A custom headboard made in a sort of quilted style, using a mix of cool salvaged wood pieces with a variety of colors and textures in a solid field with staggered seams. It’s made primarily from oak and yellow pine. Some of the pine was treated with steel wool and vinegar stain. The oak is … [Read more…]
This barn door was custom-made for the Burrows family for use as a surface mounted interior sliding door. I built it out of floor planks from a 100-year-old barn in Cedar Grove, North Carolina. Thanks to the Eno River Association for giving me access to the Confluence property to salvage some of this beautiful old … [Read more…]
My country store is open for business! I bought this three acre place in Efland, NC in 2013 from the Baird Family. David and Eugenia Baird lived here for thirty five years or so, well into their 90’s. Mr. Baird built a wooden 4 bay garage with a tin roof on the property which was a … [Read more…]