Posts Tagged 'woodwork'

Giant Lion Carved From A Single Tree

According to BoredPanda.com –

A giant wooden sculpture of a roaring lion now stands proudly in a Central Chinese city square, and the journey it took to get there makes it all the more spectacular. The Oriental Lion, as it has been dubbed, was carved from a single redwood tree trunk over the span of 3 years. Established Chinese architect Dengding Rui Yao, reportedly assisted by over 20 people, initiated the project in Myanmar, where the carving was seen through. Finally, when the great beast was finished in December of 2015, it was transported over 3000 miles to reach Wuhan’s Fortune Plaza Times Square. At 47.5 feet long, 16.5 feet high, and 13 feet wide, the Oriental Lion is a force to be reckoned with.

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A Costa Rica Hardwood Story [pics]

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A photographic journey featuring the local hardwood of Costa Rica, that travels from finished goods, to manufacturing and raw lumber.

Check out the album on imgur.

Artwork Made From 10,000 Wood Species

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de zeen reports –

Architects Zeller & Moye and artist Katie Paterson have installed a public artwork in the grounds of Bristol University, England, which is made up of samples from more than 10,000 tree species. Entitled Hollow, the installation’s exterior structure, made of Douglas Fir, is designed as a forest canopy, with the arrangement of posts representing the varying heights of trees.

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Vancouver Urban Timberworks [video]

Steam Powered Box Factory [video]

This video is rather long (nearly 15 minutes), but if you are a fan of old industrial equipment, you must see it. It covers the Phillips Brothers Mill and Box Factory.

Super-Sized Woodturning [video]

Incredible Chainsaw Artist [pics]

This guy must be the best chainsaw artist in the world.

Check out pics of his work.


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