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Mike Rea’s Wooden Technology Workings

Mike Rea’s Wooden Technology Workings

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Wooden Technology Workings - Mike Rea’s sculpture pieces are generally represented with materials like steel and glass. Check Mike Rea’s site here. The Time Machine - 2006 - by Michael Rea He carves robot suits, space shuttles, artillery guns and time machines from lumber. Rea has conflated the notions of working hard and playing hard for over a decade with his bombastic wooden sculptures. Replicated and reinvented moments of cinematic horror, science fiction, comedy and drama intermingle with memory to form bizarre personal narratives. Over the years, each uncanny conglomeration of familiar objects and themes has both thrilled and confounded audiences. A Prosthetic Suit For Stephen Hawking With Japanese Steel - 2007 - by Mike Rea Pieces seem to be inspired by science movies. M...
Sergei Bobkov’s Wood Chip Sculptures Portfolios

Sergei Bobkov’s Wood Chip Sculptures Portfolios

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53-year-old Sergei Bobkov has patented a unique technique of creating amazing sculptures out of Siberian Cedar wood-chips. "It's not very interesting to do what others can. To create something out of nothing in a completely new way is far more inspiring." This is how Sergei Bobkov explains the unique form of art that he created. He says many people compare his artworks to taxidermy, because they both look so much like the animals they replicate, but Sergei believes they are as different as light and darkness. Whereas taxidermy is all about death, his wood-chip art symbolizes life. This resident of Kozhany, Russia has developed his very own technique that prevents wood-chips from falling apart in time. After creating about 100-150 chips from 2-3 inch long cedar sticks, he puts them in wa...
Caricature Carvings by Phil Bishop

Caricature Carvings by Phil Bishop

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About Phil Bishop Caricature carvings by Phil Bishop. Bishop is a full-time caricature carver from Elk City, Oklahoma. He can design some of the most amusing group carvings of any figure. Here are the some of the many lovely caricatures Phil has created. Find more of his depictions of life from his contact info: Contact info: Bishops Woodcarving 1123 West 6th Street Elk City, OK 73644 (580) 225-3109 bishop7333@sbcglobal.net Phil became a member of the Caricature Carvers of America in 1998, Emeritus member in 2006, and active member again in 2010. Tip: Phil’s advice to caricature carvers is stretch your imagination to the limit and love what you do.
Wooden Toy Vehicles

Wooden Toy Vehicles

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Wooden Toy Vehicles. This wooden carved vehicle models looks to have been handcrafted and has a naive appeal. Great for display in a kid's room or study. Not intended as a toy but would make a unique vehicle themed decor feature. Wooden vehicles taken to a level you almost wouldn't want to play with, although it is strongly suggested that you do! Wooden Toy Vehicles Without the use of stains or dyes, naturaly contrasting hardwoods are used to make this fast-back a long lasting and robust thing of beauty. Each vehicle is cut to shape and all edges rounded over. Afterwards the entire piece is obsessively hand sanded smooth then given multiple coats of child safe toy shellac for a lustrous shine that will last for years of fun or display!
James McNabb’s Urban Landscapes

James McNabb’s Urban Landscapes

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Urban Landscapes James McNabb's Urban Landscapes. James McNabb produces one of a kind cityscape-inspired wood sculptures that explore the limitless possibilities of the urban landscape and our human relationship to it. Traditional woodworking techniques are combined with experimental mark making to create new visions of the urban landscape. See more at James’s site here. James McNabb's The Studio McNabb's studio is located in a converted U.S. Post Office building in the Mt. Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia. A collection of cityscape inspired sculptures that explore sociological concepts regarding transformations of cities and urban landscapes. Their beauty, uniqueness, and over-development. James McNabb uses discarded pieces of wood to create sculptures, some with very unique an...
Hang Glider Hangs On

Hang Glider Hangs On

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Hang Gliding Mishap In Switzerland. A man's first hang gliding flight almost ends very badly. Video Courtesy Chris Gursky via ViralHog. Chris Gursky had to hang on for his life after he left the ground unattached to his hang glider on the very first day of a recent trip to Switzerland. A video of the incident near the popular tourist hub of Interlaken shows Gursky dangling from the glider as the pilot desperately looks for a safe spot to land.   “My first time hang gliding had an unexpected twist when I left the ground unattached from the glider,” Gursky captioned the clip of his “near death experience,” The Sun reports. “Warning - content may by disturbing to some, including my wife.”
Instagram Vs Internet

Instagram Vs Internet

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We all know that the glittering life of Instagram has nothing to do with real life.We know very well that there is a gulf between people's real state and their photographs in the virtual world. However, there are times when we cannot hide our astonishment. Here is one of those moments that happened in the meeting ...
Top 5 Examples Of Tree Carving Art – June 2017

Top 5 Examples Of Tree Carving Art – June 2017

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Top 5 Examples Of Tree Carving Art - June 2017 Tree carving is a form of woodworking by means of a cutting tool, resulting in a wooden figure or in the sculptural ornamentation of a wooden object. The making of Tree Carving Art has been extremely widely practiced, but survives much less well than the other main materials such as stone and bronze, as it is vulnerable to decay, insect damage, and fire. Wood is light and can take very fine detail so it is highly suitable for masks and other sculpture intended to be worn or carried. tree_carving_art_june_2017 Many of the most important sculptures of China and Japan in particular are in wood. Here are some of the most gorgeous examples of tree carving: More: https://www.instagram.com/thewoodworkingenthusiasts/