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"Shuffle Alley"

Shuffle Alley back glass enclosed with light inside. Guts taken out and replaced with light.

"Flowerbed"

An old brass bed that was going to the dump. Not while I'm around. Welded together and added a plank to hold a board for the flowers.

Herb Sink

Nice old sink that was going to be thrown away. I use it on the back porch for growing Basil.  Easy to care for and weed.

Side By Each

What I have here is a divided double stainless steel sink with legs that I found at the scrape metal recycle place near me. You pay what the price is by weight for the metal that day. Works out fine...

Sink planter

Standing flower planter made out of a sink and four legs from patio glass table. Sink has wooden rim around it.

Fire-Planter

What I have here is an old fireplace insert which I have used for a flower box. I lined the inside with a metal box to keep the dirt in.

Palette Lounger

MADE FROM AN OAK PALETTE THAT I FOUND. HAS ADJUSTABLE BACK AND DRINK HOLDER. SANDED AND OILED FINISH.

PORTABLE MINI BENCH

THIS PROJECT WAS MADE WITH LUMBER FROM A PALLET. I SALVAGED SOME PALLETS AT A LOADING DOCK AND NOTICED THAT THERE IS GOOD MATERIAL HERE. THIS PALLET HAPPENED TO BE OAK. I CUT AND SMOOTHED THE...

"SHUTTERS"

"SHUTTERS" IS MADE OF OLD SHUTTERS THAT I FOUND IN AN OLD FIRE BARN. THEY ARE NAILED TOGETHER TO FORM A SQUARE AND THEN FITTED ON PART OF AN OLD DOOR I FOUND IN A FACTORY. THE EDGE OF THE BASE IS OLD...

"INSULATION"

THIS PROJECT INVOLVES AN INSULATOR THAT I HAD AND SOME COPPER TUBING MOUNTED INTO PART OF AN OLD CEDAR POST SECTION I CUT. POLISHED CEDAR WITH JEWELERS WAX AND PUT A CANDLE INSIDE UPSIDEDOWN...

BOTTLE SHELF

MADE FROM OLD BOTTLES FOUND IN JUNK PILE AND OLD WEATHERED WOOD FROM MY YARD. MEASURES 34.5 X 11 X 6. BOTTLES ARE PLACED IN TOTAL CUTOUTS IN THE WOOD AND GLUED.

"CORKER'

"CORKER" IS MADE UP OF CORKS I SAVED WHILE BARTENDING. IT MEASURES 48" X 18" X 5". I DID NOT COUNT THE NUMBER OF CORKS WHEN I DID IT.

"TED"

"TED" IS PIECE MADE FROM PART OF A TREE THAT I HAD SAVED. UNKNOWN TO ME, A FRIEND OF MINE CARVED HIS NAME IN THE BACK. I WORKED AROUND THE NAME AND LEFT A MOVABLE FLAP OVER IT. I USED...

DEAD TOOLS WALKIN

"DEAD TOOLS WALKIN" CONSISTS OF FOUND OBJECTS THAT I COLLECT AT FLEA MARKETS AND THEN TRANSFORM INTO A PIECE. NOT SURE IF I WANT TO PAINT IT OR NOT.

"1945 Speedster"

Material consists of old tools that I purchase from various flea markets. I wire brush and weld together and then decide if color is needed.