JaxWhirligigs By Bob Johnson is home to Wood Winged Whirligigs, Hand Crafted in Jacksonville, Fl. USA. Whirligigs are also known as pinwheels, buzzers, comic weathervanes, gee-haws, spinners, whirlygigs, whirlijig, whirlyjig, whirlybird, or plain whirly.
Inexpensive, long lasting, Yard Art for gardens or yards, starting at $10.00 and up, including PVC yard stake! (Yard stake not included with online orders due to shipping costs) Make sure to check our Blog for new Whirligigs and Upcoming events as well as our Calendar for our Market and Craft Show dates.
Upcoming Craft Shows: The new Craft season began in September 2018 and runs through June 2019. Our entire season’s schedule is now posted on the Calendar and we keep this page updated with the most recent and upcoming shows. We are always looking for new shows and welcome any suggestions or invitations 🙂
January 6, 2019 Orange Park Market 10 AM – 3 PM
February 02, 2019 Granda Grand Festival of the Arts, Ormond Beach FL 10 AM – 5 PM
February 03, 2019 Orange Park Market 10 AM – 3 PM (Weather permitting)
February 15, 2019 Annual Olustee Festival & Craft Show – Friday 9 AM – 5 PM
February 16, 2019 Annual Olustee Festival & Craft Show – Saturday 9 AM – 5 PM
Folks for years I have always said that Pigs don’t fly, hence we have always had our Cute Pig, who runs… However it appears that Pigs Do Fly based on the number of requests we have had and as a result… In addition to our new Flying Pig we also have a Larger Dragonfly, Large Manatee and a new Dog, a Boxer and we will get pictures of these up soon 🙂
The Flying Pig is a $20.00 Whirligig and is approximately 13″ Long with a 17″ wingspan, so for all of you that say “When Pigs Fly” here you are 😉
Each Whirligig body is made from select whitewood, the wings from solid whitewood, and hand painted with a base of exterior prime coat and Quality top coat paints, then coated with a clear acrylic latex.
Every Whirligig comes with a PVC yard stake that will resist rot and damage from weed trimmers.
Bob is the WhirligigGuy and Selene (his much better half) helps with priming and bouncing ideas 😉 . Each Whirligig is made in our Jacksonville Westside backyard where the WhirligigGuy works every evening and weekend on our Whirligigs.
Whirligigs have been around for 100’s of years and were common in the 1800 and 1900’s. Sadly, as with other forms of Folk Art, they are not as common today. We love Whirligigs and are trying to keep this old Folk Art alive right here in Northeast Florida, for everyone to enjoy. Whirligigs are a great addition to Yards and Gardens for a little touch of something special! Whirligigs also make great gifts for Christmas, new House Owners and… just because 😉