Woodworking is a tough skill to master. It requires plenty of patience, knowledge, the right tools, and, of course, lots of practice. Once you can get a hold of the basics, you’re ready to bring the weirdest creations of your imagination to life. Warped or cracked furniture isn’t ideal, unless it’s that way by design, […]
In the little township of Lienden (Betuwe, Netherlands) Jop van Driel has a very rare business: the building of exclusive staircases. These are tailor made special stairs provided with artistic carving. Jop van Driel, then, actually is a born sculptor.
Surface charred wood (also known as Shou Sugi Ban) has become an international sensation. However all charred timber is not created equal. Surface charred wood – an ancient Japanese technique known as Shou Sugi Ban has become an international sensation – with recent articles in the New York Times taking things to a fever pitch. However all […]