How To Make Tree Limb Coasters

created at: 2009-04-30

We find high glossed coffee tables made out of tree slices to be organic, modern and very appealing. DIY-ing a coffee table would be a hefty task. However, slicing up a tree limb,

created at: 2009-04-29

sanding it, and sealing it was surprisingly easy and resulted in a unique set of natural tree limb coasters for morning coffee or a long tall glass of iced tea.  You only need a few tools to make your own old tree limb set of coasters.  Continue Reading

ASCII Curtains

created at: 2009-03-19

ASCII is a language which I do not speak, but I do love these curtains. Probably because the code looks like a tree, which is how Dutch designer Nienke Sybrandy visualizes a home’s network of cables. Via.

Pooktre: The Art of Tree Shaping

Peter Cook and his partner Becky Northey make furniture and sculpture from trees. What’s unique about their method is that they shape the trees into predetermined objects while the trees are still growing. The name they have given this technique is Pooktre. According to their website, some designs ‘are intended for harvest to be high quality indoor furniture and others will remain living art.’