Long IslandTowns

LI woodcarver turns Sandy debris into beauty

A gnome ornamant rests on Don Dailey's work

A gnome ornamant rests on Don Dailey's work table in Huntington Station. He carved it from pieces of wood left over from fallen trees after superstorm Sandy hit Long Island. (Dec. 18, 2012) Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Huntington Station woodcarver Don Dailey has been collecting Sandy debris and turning it into items to sell for his business, The Sunday Woodcarver.

Gnome figurines rest on Don Dailey's work table
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Gnome figurines rest on Don Dailey's work table in Huntington Station. He carved them from pieces of wood left over from fallen trees after superstorm Sandy hit Long Island. (Dec. 18, 2012)

A gnome ornamant rests on Don Dailey's work
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

A gnome ornamant rests on Don Dailey's work table in Huntington Station. He carved it from pieces of wood left over from fallen trees after superstorm Sandy hit Long Island. (Dec. 18, 2012)

Gnome ornamants rest on Don Dailey's work table
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Gnome ornamants rest on Don Dailey's work table in Huntington Station. He carved them from pieces of wood left over from fallen trees after superstorm Sandy hit Long Island. (Dec. 18, 2012)

Don Dailey, 60, of Huntington Station, carves a
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Don Dailey, 60, of Huntington Station, carves a piece of wood, left over from a fallen tree caused by superstorm Sandy, into a spoon. (Dec. 18, 2012)

Don Dailey, 60, of Huntington Station, holds a
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Don Dailey, 60, of Huntington Station, holds a carved spoon he created from pieces of wood left over from fallen trees after superstorm Sandy hit Long Island. (Dec. 18, 2012)

A carved Santa Claus ornament rests on the
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

A carved Santa Claus ornament rests on the work table of Don Dailey, 60, of Huntington Station, who carved pieces of wood left over from fallen trees after superstorm Sandy hit Long Island. (Dec. 18, 2012)

Don Dailey, 60, has piles of wood next
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Don Dailey, 60, has piles of wood next to his garage in Huntington Station, left over from fallen trees after superstorm Sandy hit Long Island. (Dec. 18, 2012)

Latest Long Island News

By using this site, you agree to our Privacy policy.

OK
Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to Newsday is free for Optimum customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE