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  • 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 →
  • March 3, 2015
    This is a video of female chainsaw artist Griffon Ramsey (previously: Groot) carving a life-size replica of Majora's Mask using chainsaws and a variety of grinders/rotary tools. The end result is most impressive and I wish that mask was my roommate. It's not though, Derek is ... / Continue →
  • February 26, 2015
    This is the Batmobile bed and furniture set ($875) made and sold by Etsy shop ShortysCreations01. It's not the most amazing Batmobile bed I can imagine (I'm imagining something with an alarm and flamethrowers to keep my little sister out of my room), but it's better than the r... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2015
    This is the giant Playstation controller coffee table made and sold by Etsy shop WoodCurve. It weighs about 100 pounds and costs $3,000. That's $30/pound. For reference, I just bought some sea scallops for right around $18/pound, and they were f***ing delicious. Sadly, bein... / Continue →
  • January 7, 2015
    The Bark Knight, get it? Because trees have bark on them. Growing up in Alabama we called that tree-skin. This is the carved wood Batman sculpture created by artist Thomas Earing, who, based on his name, I'm surprised doesn't dabble in jewelry instead. The Batman carving s... / Continue →
  • October 10, 2014
    This is the giant carved oak scorpion chair designed and built by Russian artist Vyacheslav Pakhomov. You can buy one for around $5,400. Don't have $5,400 to spend on a giant wooden scorpion chair? WELCOME TO THE CLUB. We meet behind the grocery store and go dumpster diving... / Continue →
  • October 9, 2014
    This is the Coppelius Chair designed by Yaara Dekel to cast the shadow of an evil face when light is hitting it from the right direction. Are you thinking what I'm thinking? "It would be cool if you were sitting in it and lit a fart to make it breathe fire?" What? No. Tha... / Continue →
  • October 7, 2014
    This is a video of chainsaw artist Griffon Ramsey carving Guardians of the Galaxy's Groot out of a couple stumps. Of all the things to be carving out of a stump, Groot seems the most appropriate. Followed by totem poles and tiki gods. I've always wanted a giant tiki god carv... / Continue →
  • August 13, 2014
    These are some examples of the beautifully crafted wooden gaming tables designed and built by Geek Chic. The tables range in price from $2,500 - $16,000 and "have two surfaces - a removable top and a recessed playing area. You can customize the number of player stations, drawe... / Continue →
  • July 22, 2014
    This is the mech warrior playhouse built by Alabama dad and NASA scientist Jim Martin for his children. The playhouse is based off the Mad Cat, a mech from the analog (read: paper-and-pencil based) role-playing game MechWarrior. Could you imagine growing up with a mech warrio... / Continue →
  • July 15, 2014
    This is a time lapse video created by Laurin Döpfner by sanding down different objects (including a piece of wood, wall plug, analog camera, walnut and animal skull) 0.5mm at a time, and taking a picture after each run. The results are mesmerizing. You really just have to wat... / Continue →
  • June 11, 2014
    This is the wooden sculpture carefully carved and assembled by Japanese artist Ohtake Ryousuke to move like an actual lobster. If that showed up my plate at Red Lobster I would definitely try to butter it and poke its eye-stalk with my fork until my mom threatens one more time... / Continue →
  • May 6, 2014
    Note: Solid F-bomb at 0:19. Crank up the volume! This is a short video of a guy cutting down a massive tree limb when the Ent it belongs to decides enough is enough and wacks him off his ladder. Dude survived the fall fine though, so you don't have to feel bad about having j... / Continue →
  • April 30, 2014
    This is the Bibliochaise from Nobody & Co. It's a chair that can hold up to 300 books or even more nudey magazines. You have to email them for the price though which means it's gonna be ungodly expensive. Anybody here a carpenter? "I am." YES -- please tell me your name is... / Continue →
  • April 24, 2014
    This is the CATable, a collaboration between designer Ruan Hao and Lycs Architecture. It functions as a desk for humans AND a playground for cats. That's cool, right? You know, sometimes I wish I was cat-size so I could play under my sofa. Plus jump really high. I've alway... / Continue →
  • April 15, 2014
    This is a video from heavy equipment manufacturer Caterpillar featuring five excavators playing the world's largest game of Jenga with 27 blocks, each weighing 600 pounds. Cool, but a traditional game of Jenga is played with 54 blocks. This is only half a set. I expected mor... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2014
    This is a video of a Brazilian boy who built himself a little model excavator using plastic syringe hydraulics. Most impressive. I'd pretend I could have made something like that growing up, but I'd be lying. The only thing I was making at his age were messes in my pants. "... / Continue →