Guy shows how to make glow-in-the-dark table with photoluminescent resin

As high-tech and alien as this glow-in-the-dark table might seem, it can actually be made right at home! All you need is a few planks of Pecky cypress wood, photoluminescent powder, resin, some tools, and a little elbow grease. Mike Warren an Instructables enthusiast and the blogger behind the Man Crafts column at dollarstorecrafts.com, came up with a set of instructions for creating this table.

December 13, 2014
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John Makepeace – furniture designer and maker

John Makepeace’s career has been an adventure in wood. He first saw fine furniture being made when he was eleven, and then he visited the great cabinet makers in Copenhagen as a teenager. Design and craftsmanship came naturally to him. Early professional recognition led to his work as a design consultant to the all India Handicraft Board, a founding member of the Crafts Council in the UK and a Trustee…

November 26, 2014
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A yard full of wooden construction equipment models in large scale

  After 46 years at Ford Motor Co. Chuck Hoggarth now builds big vehicles for fun Chuck has lived in Michigan all his life. Born in 1931, he is now 83 years old. He worked at Ford Motor Company for 46 years and retired in 1994. He has worked with wood for the past 30 years but started building large wooden models of construction equipment only about 7 or 8 years…

November 24, 2014
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Welsh Love Spoons

Why make a spoon so embellished and quirky that you can’t use it and it takes weeks or months of spare-time to make? Carving Welsh lovespoons is a craft and a fine art that is well worth the attention of any artist/craftsperson. It can be represented by examples of simple elegance or of intricately cunning work. It can be the honest intrinsically valuable, first efforts of a beginning carver or…

November 16, 2014
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Jason Tennant works

Tennant’s work has a quality that immediately appeals to the sense of touch. I found myselfwanting to touch the sculptures in the Nike series; the plumage looks so real that I imagined the smoothness of each feather; but I also felt the power of the sinuous curves and crevasses of the body. Each sculpture in the series conveys a slightly different haunting and emotional message, possibly the result of the…

November 13, 2014
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It’s amazing what he can make from burls

Adomas Kausinis was born in 1948 12 05, in Pabrade, Svencioniu reg., Lithuania. Although he doesn’t have any education in arts, he started creating in 1990. Firstly he started to carve simple masks from lime wood, but he started to search for more sophisticated way and started to carve more natural and plastic forms. Little by little his home become wood storage. You can find any wood here – various burls,…

November 3, 2014
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Creative cutting boards by Cameron Oehler

Cameron Oehler – an Indianapolis-based geek and woodworker who grew up playing Nintendo and helping out in his dad’s cabinet shop.  He eventually branched off to create his own work, and began doing geek-inspired woodworking in 2008 when he realized the wooden blocks that make up an end-grain cutting board could be arranged to create cool pixel-art designs.  He draws inspiration for his creations from videogames, fractals, and anything else…

November 2, 2014
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Mark Doolittle artworks

“The trajectory of my art has been through science. During an era of tremendous advancement in cell and molecular biology occurring in the 1970s and 80s, I gained a doctoral degree in these fields from the University of California at Los Angeles.  At this institution, I pursued a career in biomedical research while developing a keen interest in woodworking and art.  I began to seriously produce wood artwork in 2002,…

November 1, 2014
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