Estill's homestead was once part of a farm. Before he started hisfamily here, the place had become a dump, but Estill took on thetask of cleaning it up.
Many of Lyle's sculptures have new homes and owners around the country.One -- a giant chess set -- is at the Botanical Garden in Chapel Hill.
It all comes straight from the imagination of a man who hates to seethings thrown away. When Lyle Estill is not welding his scrap iron he sells computers.