This piece is made on a salvaged wooden spool end with lots of beautiful old barbed wire, a heart cut from tin roofing, and a found “Lyon” locker plate. It was purchased by a Georgia woman at Finster Fest
Made on vintage knotty pine taken from salvaged kitchen cabinets with upcycled paintbrushes, a drill bit, and a railroad spike tip.
Something a little different for Mother’s Day. Sweater cut from antique furniture veneer with vintage buttons on reclaimed wood.
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.
Spice/ Display racks made from a collection of salvaged drawers out of vintage kitchen cabinets and furniture. This is a five piece batch made from a variety of dumpster-dived and curb-picked drawers from the Durham area.
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.
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!
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…]