This headboard was custom made for a client for his wife’s birthday. He came out to the shop and we selected the wood and discussed the design together.
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…]
I like it when I find old scissors because then I get to make these fun birds!
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…]
A golf tee mandala on oak barnwood with an antique Burma Shave cap, complete with shaving instructions! Materials: Barn-found Burma Shave cap from Confluence. Oak barnwood from Finley farm, Cedar Grove, NC. Pine lath, 1920s, from Club Bl at Oval Dr, Durham. Golf tees found at Lake Winds, Rougemont, NC. I pick them up on … [Read more…]
This large wall art piece was custom made for a loft in a converted tobacco building in Downtown Durham.
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.