Wood, scrap metal and old car parts aren’t by definition whimsical materials.
But in the hands of Deer Isle sculptor Peter Beerits, junk is just a few screws and some creative thinking away from being art. “The Deer Isle dump is really as good as it gets,” Beerits said. He visits several times a week “just to see what’s there,” and maintains his own junk pile in the woods near his workshop. CYNDY WOOD PHOTOS