Two folk art birds made on antique pine plank with golf artifacts and barbed wire.
I like it when I find old scissors because then I get to make these fun birds!
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.
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.
This is a series of birds made from a batch of fingernail scissors left behind at my Efland Shop by the former owner, David Baird Sr. I made seven of these, and that was all the scissors. They were very popular and sold quickly each time I finished one. I even had a wait list … [Read more…]
A baby chick made from reclaimed wood and found objects.
I gave myself the gift of an art day and made this batch of birds and some other fun stuff. I used some salvaged faucet handles, old paintbrushes, a drill bit, vintage buttons, clothes pins, a railroad spike tip, and of course, cool reclaimed wood! Two of the birds sit on knotty pine that … [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…]