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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 →