Tag: wood

May 22, 2013

You Won’t Believe these Sculptures are Made Entirely of Wood

You Won’t Believe these Sculptures are Made Entirely of Wood

It’s hard to believe, but all of the sculptures you see below are made entirely of wood and then painted. The person responsible is artist and educator Tom Eckert, who uses traditional processes to carve, construct, laminate and paint his pieces. Tom says his preferred woods are basswood, linden and limewood because they carve…

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May 18, 2013

Picture of the Day: Barn Conversion

Picture of the Day: Barn Conversion

BARN CONVERSION Designed and Built by Roderick James Architects | Carpenter Oak Designed by Roderick James for himself and his family, the Seagull House features this incredible oak frame barn with arch-braced collar trusses. The barn consists of a painted Douglas Fir studio and a bolted Douglas fir conservatory overlooking the river…

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Apr 27, 2013

Elegant Bathtubs Made Entirely of Wood

Elegant Bathtubs Made Entirely of Wood

Alegna is a design firm based in Switzerland, best known for their elegant series of bathtubs and sinks made entirely of wood. Building from their many years of experience in yacht building and processing high-quality woods, these elegant bathroom designs are a sight to behold. To protect the wood from water damage, a highly…

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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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