This headboard was custom made for a client for his wife’s birthday. He came out to the shop and we selected the wood and discussed the design together.
I made two of these, using the two sides of an antique salvaged dresser and a lot of spindles off of antique chairs and bedframes. They are sort of an homage to North Carolina’s furniture making history, and represent a lot of craft and heart collected into one 18 x 44″ piece. I stop my truck … [Read more…]
This large wall art piece was custom made for a loft in a converted tobacco building in Downtown Durham.
Made on vintage knotty pine taken from salvaged kitchen cabinets with upcycled paintbrushes, a drill bit, and a railroad spike tip.
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.
Vintage foosball guy in a field of corn near Nashville?
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 the WC at the ivegotahammer shop. It’s an outhouse with running water that’s connected to the well and septic tank. I used 1920s German siding from a house in Durham, and reused pieces of the porch from the old mobile home that was on the property when I moved in. The … [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…]