Kevin Busta likes the rust — “the raw, dirty surplus and keeping that grime and rust.”  He builds stark, utilitarian furniture out of industrial machinery from scrap yards and old factories in Cleveland. Self-taught as an artist, he found his materials through stints as a sheet metal worker and boilermaker. Local filmmaker Rich Sibert and photographer Jeremy Aronhalt took a trip to his studio to make their short film, Patina:

This is the second video in their series about creatives working in Ohio. You can see more of Rich’s work at and Jeremy’s work at