I was able to salvage multiple truckloads of beautiful old wood and rusty metal artifacts from this site prior to the demolition of the buildings. There were two barns and a farmhouse plus multiple smaller buildings that were demolished by the Eno River Association due to their advanced state of decay and the Association’s desire … [Read more…]
The beautiful gray of this Barn wood along with the signs of distress to and texture of the wood are a testament to its age and service as a barn in Cedar Grove, North Carolina for many decades.
This is a bird man made of gauges and found railroad metal.
My original vision was that this would echo “the scream”, a man with hollow eyes, trapped in a metal box, but I think that some people see it as cute. I guess both could be true, depending on the viewer. That’s the beauty of art. The box was found in the barn at the Albright Farm, … [Read more…]
Sweet barbed wire heart on 1940’s pine kitchen cabinet wood with tin roofing, leather from a vintage golf club cover, and walnut veneer off of an antique dresser. The cotton candy button is from the Eugenia Baird collection, barbed wire off my land. All other parts salvaged and found around Durham and Efland by Yours … [Read more…]
A custom headboard made in a sort of quilted style, using a mix of cool salvaged wood pieces with a variety of colors and textures in a solid field with staggered seams. It’s made primarily from oak and yellow pine. Some of the pine was treated with steel wool and vinegar stain. The oak is … [Read more…]