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Wood, Page 2

One of the very first things humans manipulated for use was wood. To this day we still use it every single day. Look around you, you’re probably surrounded by wood, no matter how industrial your environment. Wood carving, wood sculpting, and lathe work are pretty common, but we also see whittling, chainsaw art, furniture making and a plethora of other wood crafting projects.

rifle

A rifle, handmade circa 1700

Today, rifles are made with exacting precision and very complex machine tools for milling, grinding, and boring out the barrel. Long rifles …

marble

Designing a marble track from scratch

  Woodworker extraordinaire [Matthais] was approached by a toy company to create a ‘marble run’ toy. [Matthais]’ jig-building skills are beyond reproach, …