Imgur user pcz43 made a stunning chess table from a simple slab of cedar. The results are truly beautiful. As a big fan of upcycle projects, I love seeing how people can be creative at transforming old, cracked pieces of wood into great new home additions like this table.
Many of us appreciate the beauty and craftsmanship of something masterfully created from wood — but do we ever think about the wood itself? Usually we don’t, but Instructables user Vyger thinks pretty profoundly about his locally sourced wood in his home of Montana.
Made By Woodhand is a company specializing in such designs made from salvaged and reclaimed wood. The owner and founder first started building wooden tables as a part of her personal DIY projects, but was soon picked up by a bigger company, and commissioned to make a series of these amazing tables. These tables turned out to be absolutely stunning. Below, you can see few of these quilt-inspired tabletops, each with its own unique puzzle…
The center piece of any bedroom sanctuary is, of course, the bed. Of all of the furnishings in your home the bed is the one you will spend the most time in and which will have the most impact on your health.
We all have seen beautiful projects made from resin and twigs. I collected few of them and I hope these will give you some ideas to make one for yourself. These projects aren’t easy to make, so start with small items such as coasters to gain experience with epoxy resins. Some people think that resin and wood projects aren’t real woodworking and others think it’s the future of woodworking. What’s…
Chairs have been used since antiquity, although for many centuries it was a symbolic article of state and dignity rather than an article for ordinary use. It was until the 16th century that chairs became common. Until then, people sat on benches and stools, which were the ordinary seats of everyday life, and the number of chairs which have survived from an earlier date is exceedingly limited.
In a home that has more than one floor, stairs inevitably becomes an important part of the decor. Stairs are often used as a focal point, as an accent piece and it’s a great way of using a vital part of the home’s architecture and design and turning it into a beautiful decor detail. There are lots of strategies, shapes and designs that can be used for stairs and they are just as important…
Tamas Kanya is artist from Hungary. He creates various sculptures from stones, driftwood and other natural things.
Driftwood is wood that has been washed onto a shore or beach of a sea, lake, or river by the action of winds, tides or waves. It is a form of marine debris or tidewrack.
A folk art tradition from the Erzgebirge region of Germany is well-known for its intricately carved wooden items. One such item called span trees, which are decorative trees and ornaments based on the tradition of Spanbaumstecherei, which means “carving trees with intricate, curly branches”. This art is specific to that region and the video highlights an artist from the city of Seiffen.