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 found this rusty drain cover in the Confluence barn. It looked like a pig face to me.
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…]
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.
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.
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…]