Wonderful Carvings By Marek Cinko

January 11, 2017

Marek Cinko is a extraordinary wood carver from Czech Republic. Mostly he carves mystic-looking human sculptures which reminds characters from fantasy stories. Marek has a tradition to plant 3 trees after carving a new sculpture.  His sculptures cost from 50 000 to 150 000 CZK (approximately 1950-5830 USD) + shipping (worldwide).


Hull-Oakes: America’s Last Steam-Powered Sawmill

January 11, 2017

In 1934, in the depth of the Depression, Ralph Hull started sawmilling by leasing a mill from a friend who had closed the operation due to harsh economic times. In 1936, Ralph’s uncle, Wes Miller, saw his Dawson sawmill burn to the ground. The only buildings undamaged in the fire were the boiler room and planer. Wes decided not to rebuild the sawmill and sold the site to Ralph.


15 Wooden Sink Ideas

January 7, 2017

When it comes to bathroom sink designs, we must say that there are many designs to choose from. You can pick from a traditional round bowl basin to a sharp-edged shallow twin user trough. And basins can be also found in versatile forms, colors and sizes and can be also made of versatile materials. For instance, they can be made out of wood and although such design may sound weird to…


16th Century Miniature Boxwood Carvings

January 5, 2017

Carved the size of a palm or smaller, these miniature boxwood carvings featuring religious iconography from the early 16th century have long been a mystery to researchers in the field. It is believed that the entire body of work was created during a 30-year window between 1500 and 1530, somewhere in Flanders or the Netherlands. The rise of a new merchant social class in Europe created a market demand for high-quality…


10 Wonderful Wooden Bathtubs

January 4, 2017

Everybody wants to relax at the end of the busy day. Best way to feel relaxed is to chill in your bathtub. If you put wooden bathtub in your bathroom you will get warm and cozy atmosphere, modern and luxury look. White bathtubs can look very plastic and cold. That is why wooden bathtub can be perfect for any home.


Creative Wooden Bowl Ideas

January 3, 2017

Although a bowl is just an open-topped container, there is more to a bowl than just its function. An infinite variety of possible shapes, but far fewer really good ones. A turner’s work tends to evolve over time and I think this gives us clues. As well as exploring new ideas, they begin to see the faults of their early work. There are no rigid rules about bowl design. Such rules as there…


Turning one of the biggest wooden bowls

January 1, 2017

Short video from Stuart Mortimer demonstrating the making of a big bowl in Los Angles, Ontario, USA in 1997. The lathe is a Tyme Highlander, now owned by Nick Agar,which was shipped from UK to USA for the project. Stuart had turned a larger bowl earlier the same year, a world record size 8 for 6 in size! This was turned in Detroit and Philadelphia shows. The lathe was designed by…


Unique Furniture by Gareth Christopher Jones

December 30, 2016

Located in the village of Kettleshulme, Cheshire, Carved Wood Design is a great example of alternative thinking. Uneasy with simplistic conventional furniture and kitchen design, Gareth the owner, aims for originality at all times ignoring fashion trends and the principle of built in obsolescence. Flexibility in design means unlimited possibilities, a truly bespoke service from a furniture artist.


Creative Wall Art Ideas to Decorate Your Space

December 29, 2016

Wall art decor adds character and personality to the room. Whether you want to save money, or just personalize your home, these projects are a great way to put your mark on your home. Improve your craft-abilities and create a modern hallmark for your living space, be innovative and create your own wall decorations. Some of designs can be hard to make but most of them are diy – you can do it at…


Huge Wood Turnings by David Barkby

December 23, 2016

Born in Syracuse, NY in 1964, Dave Barkby moved to Dover, PA in 1972 with his family.  At the age of 12, Dave began working with wood, leading to a life-long passion.  Following high school, he specialized mostly in custom jobs such as kitchens, entertainment centers, stairs, and moldings.  Such work brought him into the world of woodturning, where he has consistently taken the art to a higher level.