Video: The delicate art of making bonsai trees

I love this video about Ryan Neil, an American Bonsai master, because not only do I get to watch him work but I also get to hear him talk about the art of Bonsai. Neil reveals the amount of respect and consideration you need to be able to craft these beautiful pieces of art from nature. It's just lovely. » 2/20/15 9:02pm 2/20/15 9:02pm

Don't Worry, You Can't Kill These Intricately Woven Wire Bonsai Trees

The intricate pruning and maintenance needed to create a miniature bonsai tree takes years of patience and diligence. But artist Ken To has found a shortcut. Instead of plants, he makes his bonsai trees from intricately twisted and curled wire. So they don't require any maintenance whatsoever, and will never wither… » 2/04/13 2:40pm 2/04/13 2:40pm

Bonsai Gear Clock: Decorate Your Desk With Naked Cogs

The cutest design feature of the Bonsai Gear Clock is its naked gear wheels, rather than its kinda, maybe similarity in shape to a bonsai tree. With plastic gears and a wooden base, it's surely lower maintenance than a real bonsai tree, and watching those gears go slowly round is possibly more interesting than… » 3/16/08 12:15pm 3/16/08 12:15pm