My original vision was that this would echo “the scream”, a man with hollow eyes, trapped in a metal box, but I think that some people see it as cute. I guess both could be true, depending on the viewer. That’s the beauty of art. The box was found in the barn at the Albright Farm, … [Read more…]
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…]
A second batch of critters made from reclaimed metal cans with upcycled used paint brushes and vintage buttons.
This piece was custom made for a client in Pennsylvania. They wanted a white bookshelf and I don’t paint or do faux finishes, Fortunately I had a variety of white salvaged wood bits in my shop! The bookcase top is a shelf that I dumpster-dived on Ottawa Street in Durham from a 1920’s house that … [Read more…]
This piece was custom-made and shipped to New Mexico! It’s a golf tee mandala made on 1940s pine roof decking that I treated with a coat of steel wool and vinegar stain. The frame is 1920s yellow pine lath. The center portion of this piece is made up of a pulley and a rusty mason … [Read more…]