Woodworking Art adds to their vehicle collection by carving a Chevy Silverado HD pickup truck out of Fujian cypress wood. The miniature has working wheels, doors, liftgate, hood, steering, suspension, and steps. They also made a trailer to test its towing capacity, which is nowhere near the real truck’s 36,000 lb. max.
Awesome Art & Design
The Front Man’s mask in Squid Game is just one of the hit series’ many great design elements. Ben from PressTube made a replica of the iconic low-poly mask by melting down empty brass bullet casings and then casting them in a sand mold he made from a 3D-printed model.
Do you have art supplies lying all over your workshop? These interlocking tubes from Marks Mandalas form a grid of cubbies for organizing paints and markers. They come in sets from 20 pieces up to 200 pieces and are ideal for 2oz. craft paint bottles, pens, pencils, other skinny tools. You can use them either horizontally or vertically.
No time to go to the beach? Creative coder Neal Agarwal’s online toy Rocks lets you enjoy a soothing oceanside pastime from the comfort of your computer screen. The browser-based rock simulator offers sounds of the surf and four virtual rocks for your balancing enjoyment.
Take a shower with a bunch of strange and surprisingly charming sea monsters every day. Calamityware’s high-quality fabric curtain is covered from edge to edge with dozens of unique creatures, lovingly illustrated in black and white by artist Don Moyer. The curtain measures 72″ x 72″ and is fully hemmed and ready to hang.
SAGA is developing an innovative shelter design that could be used by astronauts on the moon. Designed to survive extreme weather conditions, it packs up small for transit and expands to more than five times its original size when opened up. It’s designed to land on-site fully outfitted with furniture, food, water, and resources.
Pastry artist Amaury Guichon continues to wow us with his incredible dessert creations. Watch as he carves up sheets of chocolate, assembles, and decorates them to create a dangerously delicious weapon that looks like a gun from a video game. It really should shoot candy bullets, but we’ll forgive him.
With enough power to cut through glass or even metal, industrial waterjets are truly impressive. In this video from WARDJet, they show how one of their computer-controlled machines can cut a spiral so precisely in a sheet of glass that the glass can be stretched out into a dome.
This unique desktop plaything is made from a semi-spherical chunk of natural volcanic rock, mated with a machined aluminum alloy base. The result is a rolling conversation piece that stimulates your senses of sight, touch, sound, and even smell. Its porous surface can be used as a diffuser for essential oils.
Shipping containers are sometimes used to build tiny homes, but this unique home is anything but small. Levi Kelly takes us on a tour of the Woodside Container home, a spacious modern home built from six shipping containers. Located in Millersburg, Ohio, the 2 bedroom / 2 bath home is available to rent on AirBNB.
Halloween may be over, but we’re still discovering some of the many awesome costumes that people wore for the holiday. Among the best ones we’ve seen is from Genevra Collier (aka tragopandemonium) who created an incredible outfit that turned her into a human lava lamp. See how she made it on YouTube.
With the rise of live streaming, there are lots of choices for desktop microphones. But DIY Perks prefers to make his own things and wanted something with a unique style. So he designed and built this brass microphone with a shock mount and boom arm reminiscent of a vintage TV antenna. Incredibly, it only cost him $30.
Dina A. Amin loves to disassemble everyday items, and neatly arrange their components. In this clip, she turned this process into a stop-motion animation, deconstructing a Walkman, a phone, a hairdryer, and a camera. She also likes to play a game where you guess how many parts are inside before it’s disassembled.
CG artist and animator Mauri Helme imagines what The Office might have looked like if Dunder-Mifflin and its staff lived in the world of Minecraft. Jim, Pam, Michael, Dwight, and the rest of the dysfunctional gang from Scranton are here in blocky voxel art form.
Gadget artist Dr. Katsumoto Yuichiro demonstrates a couple of intriguing robot designs which can shape-shift themselves using a combination of telescoping arms and hinges. The first video shows a cube configuration that turns itself inside out, while the second features triangles that can flip themselves over.
Filmmaker Thomas Blanchard captured this series of macro time-lapse images of insects being born juxtaposed with the carnivorous plants laying in wait for unsuspecting creatures to wander into their sticky and deadly traps. According to Blanchard, all insects captured were released after filming.
UK woodworker Silas & Such make a variety of racks for display and organization. This rustic reclaimed wood shelving can showcase a mix of knives, watches, and other small collectible items. It measures 35.4″ w x 16.9″ h x 4.3″ d and can be wall-mounted into studs or used freestanding.
We recently watched an engineer build a robot that can paint giant wall murals. JBV Creative’s robotic painter is decidedly less precise in its approach to creating art, though its abstract paint splatters could still land its entirely randomized works in a modern art museum.
LEGO bricks are great for building all kinds of things, but did you know you could use them as a mold for casting concrete? Neither did we. HomeMadeModern shows us a couple of techniques – one in which the blocks are used as a direct mold, and the other where the bricks are covered in silicone, which becomes the mold.
This unique desk lamp features a flexible aluminum arch embedded with dotless SMD LEDs behind an anti-glare cover for shadow-free task lighting. It comes with two magnetic docking plates, and its arch can be bent to suit your specific needs. Its lights offer an adjustable color range from 2,700K to 6,000K via an RF remote.
Motion designer Simon Grabowski created this CG sequence of five very different environments, each of which has one thing in common – they’ve been constrained to a small square box. We loved watching these tiny animated worlds emerge and how they each convey a very different sense of place through scale and texture.