19th

November

2017

A labor of love...and hope for the future

  • Time: 12:47 PM

David Johnson, a former Mariners Inn consumer, creates beautiful gazebos using his considerable arti...

David Johnson, a former Mariners Inn consumer, creates beautiful gazebos using his considerable artistic talent, a great deal of creativity, and the patience he learned in recovery. “I learned patience during recovery, and that’s stuck with me,” he says.

Using bamboo, toothpicks, popsicle sticks, old mini blinds, buttons, mirrors, and other materials, Mr. Johnson painstakingly creates these works of art. He then varnishes them using ingredients such as coffee and different colors of Kool-Aid..