A golf tee mandala on oak barnwood with an antique Burma Shave cap, complete with shaving instructions! Materials: Barn-found Burma Shave cap from Confluence. Oak barnwood from Finley farm, Cedar Grove, NC. Pine lath, 1920s, from Club Bl at Oval Dr, Durham. Golf tees found at Lake Winds, Rougemont, NC. I pick them up on … [Read more…]
Vintage foosball guys on 1920s pine with a found “men” sign.
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.
This piece is made on a salvaged wooden spool end with lots of beautiful old barbed wire, a heart cut from tin roofing, and a found “Lyon” locker plate. It was purchased by a Georgia woman at Finster Fest
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.
Another of my heart series with a cornbread mold cast heart on a pretty piece of 1920s pine baseboard with a guitar string wreath.
I used to perform a lot as a musician and have plenty of old guitar strings lying around, but I’ve traded guitar playing for making folk art. I am grateful to my friends Art and Nancy, who both actively play in bands for saving their old guitar and bass strings for me.
A dragonfly made from a curb-picked croquet stick and more insects out of chair legs and slats.
Having some fun with newspapers I found in the attic of the farmhouse at The Confluence, Cedar Grove, NC. This batch also includes Tom Jones, and a bill with Jerry Lee Lewis, Porter Waggoner, and Dolly Parton with seats for $5!
I found this rusty drain cover in the Confluence barn. It looked like a pig face to me.