Self-reliance and sustainability in the 21st century.
Many years ago a friend left this big old 1964 F600 Flatbed Ford truck up on our property after several years he asked us if we would just junk it. Well we did one better and to date between my husband Mike and I we have done a pretty good job of recycling that old truck piece by piece, there really isn’t a whole lot left.
One of my last articles was “Making the Perfect Gate” from Scrap. We used the entire roof of that old Ford to make that gate, sure was a fun project and if you liked that you will love this! Well Kaptain Mike converted the entire cab of that old relic into a very cool bar that resides in the court yard of our restaurant the “Peace of Art Café” in Del Norte, Co. it’s complete with five bar stools and is the most popular table in the whole place! Everyone loves it but men and boys all want to have one! Here goes…..
Once upon a time there was a big old rusty 1964 Ford Truck it had long out lived it’s usefulness or so everyone thought.
Add a few details like a wind surf board to the roof and a few hanging plants from the top cross bar and now your really styling! Let your imagination run away with you! Creating new art out of old objects in this case a truck is so rewarding and fun, not to mention it being the star attraction in our courtyard!
Oh there are still a few more fun projects that have come out of that old “64” ford So please stay tuned and leave me a comment I would love to hear from you.
Organic Peddler & Peace of Art Café
Del Norte, Colorado