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Found objects in general play a large part in McFee’s art, as with the painted Jack Daniels bottle on the left and the so-called “cat robot” made from wood on the right, whose eyes and mouth are casters from the bottom of a desk. “I have crates and boxes in the garage full of random crap that I use in my work,” he says. “My father collects stuff too, and will hand over a box of screws and metal pieces. I also look at thrift stores and in friends’ woodshops, where the scraps are already cut into cool shapes. Other people then start to think of me, too, and save me things.”