13 Most Unusual Wooden Objects
1. Vespa Motorcycle
Crafted by Carlos Alberto in Portugal, this wooden Vespa is fully operational. The workings of a discarded scooter are housed within this beautifully carved body, which make use of plastic coated veneers which have been steam-bent.
This masterfully designed computer is the work of Marlies Romberg, who fashioned the monitor, mouse, and table with inlaid keyboard entirely from wood.
The work of a Japanese furniture maker, the body of this supercar – which can reach speeds of up to 90 kilometers an hour – is made entirely of wood.
Called “The Instigator”, this wooden, chopper-styled bicycle is the handy work of Warren Von Botbyl.
5. Alarm Clock
This wooden alarm clock has a built-in weather station, making use of LED icons which shine through a thin veneer.
6. Wall-E Sculpture
Created entirely from wood, this character of Disney fame is a one of a kind. Commissioned by Disney and sculpted by Hertfordshire in the UK, it was a gift for John Lasseter, chief creative officer for Pixar/Disney.
7. USB Stick
Housed in a wooden clothespin, this USB stick is not only unique, but also handy – it can be attached to clothing for easy access and portability.
8. Light Bulb
Shaped to look like a light bulb, this hanging light fixture designed by Barend Hemmes is made from laser cut wood.
Designed by Jonas Damon with the interest of the environment in mind, this flashlight casing is made completely from wood.
10. Laptop Case
This wooden laptop case created by Rainer Spehl can double as a portable writing surface.
11. Computer Mouse
Available from Actbrise Electronics, the Juniper is a beautiful wooden mouse which is not only functional, but serves as a lovely sculptural addition to your desktop. Made from Chinese Flowering Ash, it moves the cursor in the direction in which you tilt it.
Characterized by gorgeous wood finishes, these beautiful televisions with matching surround sound speakers are produced by the Swedish company Swedx.
13. iPad Case
This sleek iPad case available from Vers is fashioned from bamboo and hardwoods.