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  • January 31, 2016
    This is the giant wooden Millennium Falcon constructed by woodworker Martin Creaney. Clearly it was a labor of love. Possibly with some lust thrown in for good measure. I always add at least a tablespoon of lust whenever I'm baking things for friends. It gives any recipe th... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2016
    This is a short video from a security camera at a school in Tyler, Texas, of a lightning bolt blowing the limbs off a tree. It reminds of the time I was driving through the woods in Darnestown, Maryland and lightning struck a tree in front of me no further than forty or fifty ... / Continue →
  • January 13, 2016
    These are the Hobbit/Lord Of The Rings themed tobacco pipes carved by ultra-professional pipe carver SVpipesdesign. I think he also takes commissions, but the Gimli one is available for $2,500 if you're interested. I am interested, but I don't have $2,500 to spend on a pipe. ... / Continue →
  • January 7, 2016
    This is Wave City, an Inception inspired coffee table built by furniture designer Stelios Mousarris. It was built using wood, steel (to support the wave form), and 3-D printing technology and available in a limited edition for €5,000 (~$5,425), which actually seems kind of rea... / Continue →
  • December 3, 2015
    This is the Lap Skate Guitar made by artist/musician HectorTepuy. It's a steel guitar made out of a skateboard deck. It does not do kickflips. I tried to teach myself how to play the acoustic guitar I couple years ago but I gave up because I would always end up so out of bre... / Continue →
  • October 15, 2015
    This is Colibri, an organic motion sculpture of a hummingbird drinking from a flower created by Derek Hugger. The movement of the 400-piece sculpture took Hugger over 700 hours to perfect. It's powered by lifting the weight beneath the hummingbird's tail, which will provide o... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2015
    This is one of the Storytime Rocking Chairs built by master craftsman and father Hal Taylor. Hal had the idea for the chair after his third child was born and he ran out of room on his lap during storytime. The chairs, which contain over 200 "precisely cut and shaped pieces" ... / Continue →
  • August 27, 2015
    This is the giant wooden cabinet carved by Latvian artist Janis Straupe and his team to resemble a giant scarab beetle. I want it. I want it to store all my magic potion ingredients in. It seems appropriate. Just imagine those shelves lines with jars of lizard tails and owl... / Continue →
  • August 7, 2015
    This is one of the Milline-Yum Falcon snack trays custom made by Deric Peveto of WoodByHand. They contain a variety of different exotic woods and are available at his Etsy shop HERE for $255. That is a lot to pay for a snack tray. Not that it isn't worth it, I just don't hav... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2015
    This is the wearable Batman cowl made from tree bark by French artist Christophe Guinet. I wood wear that. See what I did there? I'm sorry, it's Friday and my brain told me to piss off even before lunch. together with warner bros france and the splendens factory, the arti... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2015
    This is the cordless drill powered walking machine built by Izzy Swan of Think Woodworks (previously: his all-in-one folding table and chairs) and inspired by the kinetic sculptures of Theo Jansen. I wish I was better at making things out of wood. I tried to build a birdhouse... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2015
    These are a bunch of scrap wood sculptures created by Danish artist Thomas Dambo. They are most impressive. Also, that is some seriously good looking scrap wood. I have never found scrap wood that looks so nice. You could probably build a house entirely up to code with that... / Continue →
  • June 23, 2015
    This is the massive dragon sculpture created by driftwood sculptor James Doran Webb. Man, that thing would look amazing in my...okay, I don't really have any space big enough to fit that. Maybe if it was mounted on top of my car. Wait, where is my car? "You sold it for beer... / Continue →
  • June 1, 2015
    This is a video of 11,000 marbles taking a trip down the Marble Tsunami, a giant 33-foot long marble run machine built by Jelle Baker. PROTIP: Keep the volume in check unless you want a headache bad enough to leave work early). I used to love building marble mazes when I was ... / Continue →
  • May 18, 2015
    Dude -- the Holy Grail is right behind you! This is a video demonstration of the octobasse, a massive stringed instrument capable of producing frequencies lower than the human ear can detect. It's the kind of instrument you feel more than you hear. I remember the first time ... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2015
    The cross-bladed axe is the brainchild of Instructables user KH4 and can cut a log into four pieces with a single swing. For reference, that is twice as many pieces as a regular axe can. Of course it probably takes more power to drive a cross-bladed axe, but I'm practically m... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2015
    This is a video of the Guinness World Record stick bomb, consisting of 30,849 sticks exploding in 30 seconds. That is a lot of sticks. No wonder stick prices are through the roof right now, these people bought them all. Now what am I supposed to glue to the outside of an emp... / Continue →
  • April 8, 2015
    Because everybody needs a hobby, this is the 3-D Super Mario Bros. title screen made by Twitter user BitBlt Korry using 14,000 spraypainted toothpicks. No word where he got all those toothpicks, but I suspect a lot of people are leaving the Denny's in his area with shit stuck ... / Continue →
  • March 20, 2015
    This is the Not Now dinner table created by Michael Beitz. It features 28-feet of wood with a giant curving knot in the middle. Because of the knot, you can't actually see the person sitting at the other side of the table, making it the perfect dinner table for couples who ca... / Continue →
  • March 10, 2015
    These are the wooden NES cartridge cutting boards (technically "Retro 8 bit Game Cartridge Cutting Boards" because copyright laws) made and sold by Dave Stencil of Etsy shop CuttingBoredom. They're available in walnut, cherry, maple and mahogany and come in a 9" x 10" version ... / Continue →