This blog shows the folkart I make, my reproduction furniture and other projects. My studio/shop is in my backyard. It's a couple of miles off the main road in West Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. When you come to visit make sure you see – the "Olde Times" Garden House Museum; Grandma's Attic; the Furniture Box; Grampa's Loft (antiques, old doors, etc. in my Dad’s old barn loft); and my World's Largest Egg Beater, certified by Guinness World Records.

Monday, October 28, 2013

Canada Geese

     I came across these motorcycle gas tanks a few weeks ago. made these geese smoking a smoke. They had a long hunting season.

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Folk art Guitar

     When i come across a old guitar i take the neck and added to a old cake pan cover the face is carved out of cedar wood asking price $238

Friday, October 25, 2013

Pamla & Well Balance Women

     I carved these gals out last year and sold them. I got so many laughs that i thought i'd carve them out again. there a little deffernet then the last ones.
pamla is 10" tall $185
 Well balance women 14" tall $185

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Canadian Pickers episode on P.E.I. collectors last night

     Last night we went to the Albert & Crown Pub and Eatery to watch Canadian Pickers episode featuring Prince Edward Island antique collectors including me!  You can watch it already online.  I.m looking forward to repeats on History channel.
Thanks to owner Steve for organizing this!  I really appreciate it!!
Below: me with my parents, two sisters and three brothers at the Pub.
      I had a piece of folk art for a door prize and also we auctioned off one of my Bucket Lady's and donating the proceeds to the Canadian Cancer Society.
     Below:  When the guys were taping at my place they went to Albert & Crown Pub & Eatery for lunch - here they are with Steve.
Scott and Sheldon liked Grandma's Attic above my Studio & Shop

Chocolate Moose Cake

I can also bake a meen cake like this choclate moose cake.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Bull towel rack/ coat hanger

     I had these horns over the years and it came to me that if i made a bull out of the horns that it would make a great towel rack or coat hanger. The horns are real and the ring in the nose is a steal ring.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Canadian Pickers - watch for me on October 21

     I will be on Canadian Pickers TV Show next show Monday October 21.  heres a photo taken the day they were at my shop.  also in the photo is my wife Shirley, our daughter Courtney and our cat timothy.

     The following info comes from Canadian Pickers website which has 3 photos taken at my shop that day too.
Episode 47 – “When Pigs Fly”  /// AIRDATE: MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2013
      The guys visit a PEI collector who's ready to liquidate his quirky collection, including a dinosaur museum filled with fossils and a replica space shuttle on the front lawn.  Later, Scott searches for maritime treasures while Sheldon eats oysters by the dozen.  Down the road, a seasoned picker opens up his mega man cave.  And, after Sheldon rides the world's largest eggbeater, the guys get a VIP tour of a folk artist's funky studio.
 above - standing in front of my anchor tree
 above - standing in front of my buoy tree
above - in Grandma's Attic above my shop

Thursday, October 10, 2013

     Came across this butchers tub last month made a book cabnit out of it.

1 dresser + 4 old chairs = 2 deacon benches

     This is what you can make from a dresser and four old chairs. Two deacon benches.
Above:  this is what i started with. / Below: the results!

Monday, October 7, 2013

China Cabinet - sold

     I just finished making this cabnit.  It's already sold.
Above.  before painting.  Below. Finish cabnit.

China Cabinet

     Started of with these glass doors and made a china cabnit out of them the size 13" x depth 39" x w 76" x h.
Above.  before painting.  Below. Finish cabnit.

Friday, October 4, 2013


     I took this roll up hood of a old organ and worked it in to a desk i made 44" w 24 depth 72 "x h.
 Above.  before painting.  Below. Finish desk.