Things Made of Wood
This year’s primary exhibit takes a historic look at Floyd’s furniture makers and craftsmen. It features old and newer items of the unique and common variety.
Items on display include a walking spinning wheel, smaller flax spinning wheel, yarn weasel, blanket chest, bookcase, wash stand, cellerat, desk, settee, fern stands, stools, carved animals, candle boxes, book ends, cabinet, corner cupboard, tools, miniature furniture and a 5-string fiddle made by Arthur Conner.
Featured works have been provided by many Floyd makers, including Christopher Slusher, “Dinky” Harris, Ferdinand Winston, Alvin Harman, Taz W. Williams, Milton A. Williams, Charlie Williams, Ashby “Ash” Compton, Floyd P. Smith, Winston Spencer, Ananias Thomas, Carmon Hylton, Lance Lyerly and Alden Wood.