Cabinet Maker/Carver/Folk Artist

John K. Spicer is from Warren County in Ohio from a town called South Lebanon. His work as a furniture maker is well-known locally and highly acclaimed through-out the rest of America. When John needs a break from his work, he sits down and does something different. In 2007, John sat down and made a fish decoy in the old style using a 50s era coffee can for the fins and oil paint that is correct for that era. He named the piece "Silly Cecelia".

John is not a fish decoy carver by trade, however John and Greg Shooner's purple martin birdhouse broke all records for an original piece of folk art, bringing $21,500 at the benefit auction for the Lancaster, Pennsylvania Museum



"Silly Cecelia"

John stated that the pictures say it all. The tail and fins are from a 50s-era Maxwell House Coffee Can, and it is decorated with period correct oil paint. It measures 7 7/8”L x 3”W x 1 5/8”H and is lead weighted