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Making a Hollow Wooden Surfboard Looks Like It's Totally Worth It

The inside of a wooden surfboard looks like the skeleton of a fish. And it only gets more beautiful from there. The entire process of making a surfboard from wood (most surfboards are made from foam and fiberglass) is so fun to see. There is so much carving and shaping and clamping and an obscene amount of glue that…

Seeing a cello get carved from wood and made by hand is so soothing

The cello is a gigantic instrument so it’s really no surprise that it basically takes an entire tree to make. What is impressive about the process of making a cello by hand though is just how long it takes to carve the wood down, to precisely cut out the shape, and to put all the pieces together. With such a big and…

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The lovely process of making the most intricate wooden cutting boards

Cutting boards don’t just have to be the thing you put on your kitchen counter and chop meat on, they can be beautiful intricate pieces of art too. Just look at the incredible work and detail it takes to make one of these end grain cutting boards from Larch Wood. In this video by Stereokroma, you get to see how it…

Video: Chopping down a giant tree in an urban area is like an opera 

This is basically watching a ballet of wood chopping. This video shows Seattle’s largest elm tree get carefully cut down piece by piece in an urban area with perfect placement of ropes and the expert use of a crane and the daring knowhow of climbers. There is so much to consider when taking down a giant and they…