I was in Forney, TX recently and found an Artisan and Farmer’s Market event. Small towns bring out the best people.
It was there that I met David and his wife, Angelique.
Hear how David takes pieces he finds and turns them into works of art.
Prepare to be impressed.
Learn from David
What hobby are you good at?
Making items like furniture, decor, patio art out of metal.
My father had a set of rocking chairs 50 years old that I replaced the backs in.
I started making them as a hobby and I just kept going.
I use pieces left over from construction jobs and make useful items.
How long have you been doing it and why did you start? What got you interested?
I started about 4 or 5 years ago. I kept doing it because I had fun.
How did you get good at it?
Practice! I taught myself.
I just wanted to do it so I kept at it and practicing it.
What advice would you give to beginners? What shortcuts or secrets can you share?
I bought a bender and a roller and just started using them.
If you happen to make money from your interest, do you have a website, Etsy store, Facebook page, other social media, that you would like to share?
You can find me here:
On our website at Stonelique.com or
On Etsy and
Any other information that you would like to share?
Come see us here in Forney, TX on the 2nd Saturday of the month or in Dallas (at Buckner & Garland) on the last Saturday of the month.
Connect with David
Be sure and visit David’s website at Stonelique.com to learn more about David and Angelique and their collection.
Also, visit their Stonelique Etsy store and see the custom made metal art and furnishings.
David’s handmade projects are functional and uniquely modern. You will not see handmade metal artwork like these anywhere.
Meet him on Facebook. Connect with him, support him 🙂
Also, learn more about David and Angelique here. Their story is really fascinating.
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Be Like David
Just as David has turned his talents in welding and metal art hobby into a profitable business, so can you.
There is absolutely nothing that can stop you from pursuing your passion – except you.
If you are interested in doing some kind of art or craft as a hobby or even as a way to profit, check out our Arts~Crafts Page. Select one and get started learning.
What did you like most about David’s story?