Folk Art

Oreo

[caption id="attachment_452" align="alignnone" width="300"]Oreo Oreo[/caption] 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. (more…)

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Pig

  [caption id="attachment_384" align="alignnone" width="300"]found rusty metal and reclaimed wood found rusty metal and reclaimed wood[/caption] I found this rusty drain cover in the Confluence barn. It looked like a pig face to me. (more…)

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Blue Birds with Scissor Beaks

Blue bird Cath Blue bird 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 for a brief time! All the same theme and made from the same materials, all slightly different. (more…)

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Chihuahua

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. [caption id="attachment_372" align="alignnone" width="300"]Golf Folk Art made from found objects and reclaimed wood Golf Folk Art made from found objects and reclaimed wood[/caption] (more…)

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The WC

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 Read more…

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TV Wall

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 Read more…

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