Circuit Board Art

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Old circuit boards had a certain beauty to them.  All those delicate lines of silver solder connecting components together.  They had a two part purpose – you could actually repair something if necessary, and they looked pretty cool.  With the ever increasing levels of optimization we get smaller and smaller components and we loose this … Continued

Sitting on a bed of Rusty Nails

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FinnCrafted took the 2nd R of recycling and made a shop stool out of some old rusted nuts and a bits of scrap metal.  The nuts weren’t as rusted as they looked after running a grinding brush over them.  The whole stool is pretty neat.  I don’t know enough about mechanical engineering anymore to know … Continued

Artfull Tires

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Here’s yet another re-purposed item made into beautiful works of art.  This time, it’s easy to argue that these tires are of no practical use anymore, and their destruction is perfectly acceptable.  I’m 111% sure that no one will bitch and moan that valuable landfill material is being decimated into “art”.  Wim Delvoye carves these … Continued

Aluminum Foil Creations

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The Japanese artist Makaon uses the aluminum from old soda cans to create beautiful 3 dimensional works of art.  The majority of his work come from video games, but there are a few other things there notable Buzz & Woody from Toy Story. I like how he used the natural color of the metal to … Continued

Weaved Telephone Baskets

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Weaved baskets are pretty nice.  The all natural ones are very burnable, something these all plastic ones lack. (Which is either good or bad depending on you’re view)  They are called Zulu Telephone Wire Baskets and made in South Africa.  For the most part, they are made from the wire from downed telephone poles.  Injured … Continued