Tagged: tree

Spoon carving

Windsor chairmaker Peter Galbert blows off steam by picking up a carving knife and whittling spoons. See how he creates his elegantly simple designs from start to finish. [Via: FineWoodworking]

How to husk a coconut

Chief Kap Te’o-Tafiti of our Samoan Village shows how to husk a coconut with his teeth… [Via: polynesiancultural]

Rausch

After the German electronic artist Wolfgang Voigt released, as GAS, his ambient masterpiece Pop in 2000, the German artist took a long sabbatical from the project. Before releasing the majestically disquiet Narkopop last year, Voigt spent 17 years co-running Kompakt Records...

Seattle Spheres

After seven years of planning and construction, Amazon’s mini rainforest spheres are finally opening in Seattle. “The Spheres,” as they’re known, hold 40,000 plants from 30 different countries around the world. They were designed as places...

Then and now: manufacturing plywood boards

Plywood is a simple material made by glueing together thin sheets of wood, known as veneers or plies. These basic elements have remained broadly the same throughout its history. The most significant breakthrough in...

Coconut oil has never been healthy

The American Heart Association recently released a report advising against the use of coconut oil. The Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease advisory reviewed existing data on saturated fat, showing coconut oil increased LDL (“bad”) cholesterol in seven...

The joy of painting

Enjoy 343 videos of happy trees and happy little clouds! The Joy of Painting hosted by Bob Ross ran for 31 seasons from 1983 until 1994. Bob Ross was diagnosed with lymphoma in the...