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  • March 25, 2016
    This is the tentacle crib carved out of walnut by Atlanta based woodworker Garrick Andrus for some friends, who commissioned the piece. Thankfully, from inside the crib it doesn't look as creepy as from outside the crib. The end carvings on the crib are kinda creepy. When I ... / Continue →
  • 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 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 →
  • 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 24, 2015
    These a handful of the skateboards eBay seller andyshrinkage has turned into wall lamps by replacing the trucks and wheels with light fixtures. They cost $140 and up depending on the rarity of the board used, although you could probably make one yourself if you have some basic... / 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 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 29, 2015
    This is the Wave Cabinet designed and built by Sebastian Errazuriz Studio. It is quite possibly the coolest cabinet I've ever seen. It is also quite possibly the loudest cabinet I've ever seen, so you might want to think twice about buying one for the bedroom if you have any ... / Continue →
  • June 9, 2015
    This is the X-wing fighter coffee table built by Barry Shields (previously: the USS Enterprise coffee table he made). I wish I was good at woodcarving. I'm not though, and the last time I even tried sharpening a stick I poked myself in the eye. I did get to wear a cool eyepa... / 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 →
  • March 30, 2015
    This is the Boneshaker Big Wheel, the brainchild of Ron Schroer. Pedaling powers a bunch of Theo Jansen kinetic motion sculpture inspired walking legs in the rear that push the bike forward. It is probably not the bike you want to be riding if you're trying to get away from t... / Continue →
  • March 20, 2015
    This is a video of the Eizzy Folding Table designed and built by Izzy Swan of Think Woodworks. The 20" x 20" x 30" box breaks into two stackable pieces, and folds out into four stools and a table. Perfect for picnics! What do you say we make some sandwiches and grab a couple... / 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 →
  • December 30, 2014
    This is a video of master carver David Warther showing us how to make a pair of wooden pliers out of a small block of wood with only ten cuts. He came up with the design himself through trial and error. Still, watching him work that knife so close to his thumb made me nervous... / Continue →
  • December 3, 2014
    This is the clever Groot head Christmas tree topper designed and made by DeviantARTist witchcraftywolfen using a "CD spool cover, foam, plastic eyes, Crayola Model Magic, pipe cleaners, and acrylic paint." Wow, great job, MacGyver. But can you diffuse THIS BOMB? "That's a wr... / Continue →
  • November 13, 2014
    This is Wover The Woven Rocker, a rocking room on display at the Seattle Design Festival with recliners for 12-people to stretch out and all get seasick together. You even been seasick before? It sucks. Happens to me all the time and I've never been on a boat in the ocean be... / Continue →