A Mandala on antique NC barnwood featuring a collection of divot tools scavenged from golf bags at thrift stores. Barnwood- 100 year old pine board and batt siding salvaged from a building along the railroad tracks in Efland, NC Divot tools- A variety of cool metal divot fixers found at thrift stores around North Carolina. … [Read more…]
This batch of my popular golf plaques- great for Father’s Day, birthday, Christmas and more- was made from a batch of Durham salvaged 1 x 10 and 1 x 12 pine planks. I got about 140 pieces out of this collection of wood. The frames are pine lath, also salvaged in Durham, and the clubs … [Read more…]
32 antique leather golf grips, shellacked and mounted on a salvaged wooden spool end with a 70s Ford truck hubcap and an oversized Indian head penny in the center. The piece is 36″ in diameter and is made on a salvaged wooden spool end. Other elements include a vinyl 33 lp and an upcycled saw … [Read more…]
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…]
Stealing the title from the Mike Doughty song- A golf tee mandala made from vintage reclaimed wood, found golf tees, Starbucks cap, and mason jar lid.
Reclaimed Kitchen cabinet parts with with 1920’s pine lath frames, vintage golf clubs and humorous and inspirational golf quotes. So popular that I opened a second Etsy store just for my golf art. (Golfarthandmade on Etsy.)
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.
I love golf and I love that collecting vintage golf clubs is part of my work! I get them from the thrift stores and metal yards around Durham, and I’m usually visiting one of these places each week as I go through dozens of clubs a month. I’ve come to know the best places to … [Read more…]
I had a lot of fun making a golf club head and some other found objects into a Chihuahua. The “Big Bertha” golf club head adds a hint of irony as well.