Carving candles to expose hidden designs is absolutely beautiful

Carving decorative candles is such an exquisite art because not only does the end result look great but the whole process requires a lot of planning to get the right mix of colors and demands a lot from the artist, because there’s a time limit as the candle hardens throughout the carving process. Here’s a few videos… »8/12/15 1:00am8/12/15 1:00am


Video: Stunning art made from simply carving one stick of wood

I don’t even know what to call this. Is it wood carving? Wood shaving? Art? Manipulating nature like no human has ever done before? Whatever it is, it’s beautiful. By carefully shaving the stick down, he can turn the wood into something so incredibly elaborate. It’s almost unbelievable. I mean, seriously, who knew a… »4/30/15 12:36pm4/30/15 12:36pm

Watching the Beautiful, Intricate Handiwork of Scrimshaw

Scrimshaw is a traditional art developed by 18th-century sailors on whaling ships. To pass the time during journeys that could last years, sailors took to hand-carving intricate, flowering designs in the cast-off teeth or bones of the whales they hunted. Whaling has long been outlawed, but scrimshaw lives on in the… »5/18/14 8:00pm5/18/14 8:00pm

Steve Jobs Jack-O-Lantern Only Moderately Scary to Neighborhood Children

Halloween's getting closer, and you know what that means: novelty pumpkin carving! The Joy of Tech has provided a nice little template »10/18/08 12:15pm10/18/08 12:15pm of Steve Jobs' face so you can have your own little Steve head in your front lawn this October 31st. Ryan from Seattle did an admirable job with the instructions, but even with Apple's…