Tag: wood

Apr 25, 2013

11 Sculptures Crafted from Old Skateboard Decks

11 Sculptures Crafted from Old Skateboard Decks

Japanese artist Haroshi makes art pieces by recycling old skateboards. His creations are born through styles such as wooden mosaic, dots, and pixels; where each element, either cut out in different shapes or kept in their original form are connected in different styles, and shaven into the form of the final art piece. Haroshi…

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Feb 25, 2013

Cityscape Sculptures Carved from Scrap Wood

Cityscape Sculptures Carved from Scrap Wood

James McNabb is a Philadelphia-based artist specializing in woodwork. Together with his wife Stephanie and dog Buster, they are McNabb & Co., a design studio dedicated to developing heirloom quality products. In McNabb’s latest project, entitled City Series, the sculptures depict the outsider’s perspective of the urban landscape. Made entirely of scrap wood, this…

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Feb 4, 2013

Kitchen Knives Made from Maple Wood

Kitchen Knives Made from Maple Wood

The Federal (FDRL) is a Canadian design agency based in the nation’s capital of Ottawa. In a project entitled Maple Set, the Federal prototyped an incredible series of kitchen knives made from Maple wood that are designed to draw attention to the high polished blade. The design agency states: “With this project we wanted…

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Dec 23, 2012

Intricate Animal Sculptures Made from Wood Chips

Intricate Animal Sculptures Made from Wood Chips

Sergei Bobkov is a talented Russian artist that uses wood chips to create intricate and realistic looking animal sculptures. The first step in the process is to carefully understand the anatomy of a creature. The next step is to create his own wood chips. To do this he shaves 100-150 chips from a solid…

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Dec 15, 2012

A Giant Moon Carved Into Wood

A Giant Moon Carved Into Wood

Paul Roden and Valerie Lueth are the husband and wife team of TUGBOAT PRINTSHOP. Since 2006, they have been working together, using traditional printmaking to create contemporary artwork. Based in Pittsburgh, PA, Paul and Valerie have recently completed their largest work ever. The Moon measures 36″ x 32″ and is 100% handmade. Prints are…

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Dec 3, 2012

Organic Wooden Sculptures by Henrique Oliveira

Organic Wooden Sculptures by Henrique Oliveira

Hailing from São Paulo, Brazil, Henrique Oliveira is an award-winning artist that has exhibited his work around the world. Born in 1973, Oliveira received his BFA and Masters in Visual Poetics from the University of São Paulo. While Henrique is also well-known for his paintings, this post focuses on his incredible wooden sculptures and…

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Nov 12, 2012

Colossal Wooden Spheres Made from Interlocking Wood

Colossal Wooden Spheres Made from Interlocking Wood

Lee Jae-Hyo is a famous Korean artist and sculptor. Born in 1965 in Hapchen, Korea, he received his BFA in Plastic Arts from Hong-ik University. Lee works primarily with wood, steel, stone and nails, creating incredible organic-feeling sculptures with textures you just want to touch. In the mind-blowing series of wooden sculptures below, Lee…

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