I made two of these, using the two sides of an antique salvaged dresser and a lot of spindles off of antique chairs and bedframes. They are sort of an homage to North Carolina’s furniture making history, and represent a lot of craft and heart collected into one 18 x 44″ piece. I stop my truck … [Read more…]
Another of my heart series with a cornbread mold cast heart on a pretty piece of 1920s pine baseboard with a guitar string wreath.
A dragonfly made from a curb-picked croquet stick and more insects out of chair legs and slats.
A golf art piece made with a collection of vintage ball markers and an antique Royal golf ball reclaimed knotty pine with found golf tees.
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!
A baby chick made from reclaimed wood and found objects.
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.
One of a series of art pieces made on large wooden electrical spool ends, this was originally conceived as a trumpet flower and it took on a life of it’s own. The metal portion is made up of four pieces- a flywheel from a 1971 Ford truck, a gear found at the Albright farm … [Read more…]