Logging’s roots in America stretch back to the early 1600s. Ever since the arrival of settlers in Jamestown in 1607, lumber has been essential to the North American economy. Today, the logging trade is an enormous global business, and it continues to be driven by ambitious workers willing to take on one of the world’s most dangerous jobs. Share this!
Creativity has no limits. Creative souls make incredible stuff out of things you and I cannot imagine. Like we have Iowa Artist, Pat Acton here, who has made amazing models using something as mundane as matchsticks. Share this!
,,As a woodworker, the shapes that interest me are abstract, contemporary, and “organic” (meaning that the lines reflect the sinuous, sensuous curves found in nature). My designs feature simple and crisp forms that allow the patterns and colors in the wood to speak for themselves. Each piece is handcrafted from start to finish; all the cutting, shaping, and sanding is controlled by hand and eye. Share this!
Before electric mixers became common, wooden spoons were often used to cream together butter and sugar in recipes such asshortbread or Victoria sponge cake. They are still used for stirring many different kinds of food and beverages, especially soups and casseroles during preparation, although they tend to absorb strong smells such as onion and garlic. Share this!
Wall art decor adds character and personality to the room. Some of designs are hard to make but most of them are diy – you can do it at home with few simple tools and materials. Share this!
From storing items, beds or coffee tables to window boxes, shoe cabinets or comfortable rockers, a wooden pallet is anything but waste timber. Since lots of companies are dependent on fiber from wood recycling, why not to try to gain all the benefits for your home? Perfect for a lounge area in the balcony or a lovely corner in the garden, wooden pallets can be combined, remodeled and fixed up in…
Check out these amazing animal sculptures made from wood chips by Russian artist Sergey Bobkov who can make wood look like real animals! An artist and craftsman from the Balakhta district in Russia, has become an expert with an unexpected and rarely-seen form of wood craft. We’ve all probably seen a sculpture carved out of solid wood, but Bobkov specializes in using the shavings left over from carving wood to…
Peter Brown, a weekend woodworker from California, created a small and simple but playful creation that has found him more popularity than he can manage. After gluing together a carton of wooden pencils and shaping them into a colorful ring, Brown found himself flooded with requests to make more. Share this!
Polish designer Zuzia Kozerska has used modern technology to update a traditional household tool in a fun way by using a laser engraver to engrave fun stamp designs onto rolling pins that can then create stamped sheets of cookie dough. Share this!
These wooden vases are certainly beautiful, but you might not guess what they’re actually made of. Finnish artist Tuomas Markunpoika, of Studio Markunpoika, glues hundreds of pencils together in sheets and then used a machine lathe to carve them down into these bizarre and beautiful vases. Share this!