A batch of my beloved railroad spike birds made from found spikes and vintage reclaimed wood.
Storage benches made from vintage pine. One shipped to Brooklyn, one to Austin! These were ordered by my customers through my Etsy store. The pine is old sheathing salvaged in Durham. I used salvaged piano hinges and porch door and lamp chains as hardware. The design is my own, it originated when some neighbors asked … [Read more…]
One of the really fun parts of my job is the salvaging! I got these vintage knotty pine cabinets in Durham through a Facebook friend! This wood will become “canvasses” for folk art mainly. Score!
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…]
My tiny house under construction. It’s 12′ x 12′ x 12′ with a gambrel roof and tin siding. All salvaged materials. Salvage: Framing lumber- Antique 2 x 6 and 2 x 8 pine from a house on Club Bl, donated by Riverbank. Tin roof and siding- Salvaged at the Liner Shop, Cedar grove, NC. Thanks to Chip … [Read more…]
32 antique leather golf grips, shellacked and mounted on a salvaged wooden spool end with a 70s Ford truck hubcap and an oversized Indian head penny in the center. The piece is 36″ in diameter and is made on a salvaged wooden spool end. Other elements include a vinyl 33 lp and an upcycled saw … [Read more…]
Stealing the title from the Mike Doughty song- A golf tee mandala made from vintage reclaimed wood, found golf tees, Starbucks cap, and mason jar lid.