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.
This piece was custom made for a loft in a former tobacco building in Downtown Durham for a space with a very unusual 60 degree corner. The building’s outer walls were built to match the city street angles.
This is the fourth in a series of benches made from curb – picked chairs. Of the other three, one resides in Durham, another in Cary, and the third is at The Haw River Ballroom in Saxapahaw.
The beautiful gray of this Barn wood along with the signs of distress to and texture of the wood are a testament to its age and service as a barn in Cedar Grove, North Carolina for many decades.
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…]
This sweet storage bench was custom made for Jesus and Clara of Durham NC. It features a 13″ wide tongue and groove heart pine plank for the seat and 12″ 100 year old southern yellow pine face and back.
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…]
My country store is open for business! I bought this three acre place in Efland, NC in 2013 from the Baird Family. David and Eugenia Baird lived here for thirty five years or so, well into their 90’s. Mr. Baird built a wooden 4 bay garage with a tin roof on the property which was a … [Read more…]