A medium sized piece of folk art on a section of an antique pine door with safety deposit box keys, heart pine flooring tongues, allen wrenches, and a frame made out of poplar crib legs from the 1960s. A metal Oreo ad and an ornate switch plate sit in the center.
Spice/ Display racks made from a collection of salvaged drawers out of vintage kitchen cabinets and furniture. This is a five piece batch made from a variety of dumpster-dived and curb-picked drawers from the Durham area.
Another of my heart series with a cornbread mold cast heart on a pretty piece of 1920s pine baseboard with a guitar string wreath.
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…]
This is one of a batch of four golf tee mandalas that I made in December 2015. This one has a Lang’s mayonnaise cap on it with a rubberstamp pricing it at $.47.
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…]
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…]