Tag Archives: Wood

  • Balolo: Wood Covers for Your Electronics

    Balolo: Wood Covers for Your Electronics

    Modern life is a sea of electronic equipment, most of it encased in harsh plastic that calls to mind nothing as much as Darth Vader’s own personal aesthetic. But maybe you’re looking to warm things up a bit – in which case there’s now Balolo, a German start-up that provides walnut coverings for myriad electronic […]

  • Woodstone Watches and Sunglasses Are Wood, Not Metal or Plastic

    Woodstone Watches and Sunglasses Are Wood, Not Metal or Plastic

    Do you respect wood? Do you revere wood? If so, a nice wooden watch or pair of sunglasses is probably just the stuff of fantasy, but there’s a new brand that’s devoted to making that fantasy a reality. It’s called Woodstone, and they have a full line of watches and sunglasses that go against the […]

  • ‘Paint With Gunpowder': Meet Artist Danny Shervin (Pics)

    ‘Paint With Gunpowder': Meet Artist Danny Shervin (Pics)

    Gunpowder has pretty much one intended use, which is to fire destructive projectiles at lethal velocities, throughout history. But artist Danny Shervin has discovered and perfected another, much more pacifistic use for the stuff, in a process that he refers to as Paint With Gunpowder. In order to Paint With Gunpowder (which is also the […]

  • Toyota Setsuna Concept Car: Made Almost Entirely From Wood

    Toyota Setsuna Concept Car: Made Almost Entirely From Wood

    Toyota has unveiled a concept car that will almost certainly remain so for a variety of reasons. For one, the Toyota Setsuna is made almost entirely from wood, constructed according to an ancient Japanese technique that joins planks together without nails or screws – an impractical way to build a car in a production context, […]

  • OKA: Charred Wood Tumbler for Best-Tasting Whiskey

    OKA: Charred Wood Tumbler for Best-Tasting Whiskey

    True whiskey aficionados are aware of the deceptively subtle effects on flavor that their choice of drinking receptacle can have on a whiskey. One might then be tempted to try and drink the stuff directly from the cask, so as not to disrupt any of its flavor or aroma – but since that’s a recipe […]

  • Leaning Loop: A Wood, “Lean-Anywhere” Home Organizer (Photos)

    Leaning Loop: A Wood, “Lean-Anywhere” Home Organizer (Photos)

    We’re still close enough to January 1st, 2015 that you might still be clinging to the hope that this will be the year you finally get organized. If that’s true, you might be interested in the Leaning Loop, a novel approach to problems like rapidly accumulating stuff and where to put hats, coats, scarves, and […]

  • The Kahiko Table Costs $100,000

    The Kahiko Table Costs $100,000

    I think both of the tables in my apartment were acquired through Craigslist for under $50, but you know what? It might be time for an upgrade. And assuming I can scrape together a solid hundred grand, the Kahiko Table from Ancientwood might be just the thing. The primary component of the Kahiko Table that […]

  • Wood Watch From Grovemade: “A New Way To Consider Time”

    Wood Watch From Grovemade: “A New Way To Consider Time”

    Here’s a product that will probably have Mr. Woodchuck in paroxysms of excitement. It’s the Wood Watch by Grovemade, a timepiece that’s carved out of wood, and designed from the bottom up with that in mind (in other words, it’s not just a regular watch with some wood trim on the surface for novelty). Made […]

  • Tom Ford Wood and Tobacco Scented Colognes

    Tom Ford Wood and Tobacco Scented Colognes

    One of the many pies with Tom Ford‘s finger inside it is male fragrances, and now there are a couple of specialty scented colognes from Tom Ford that will bring your aroma into previously undreamed levels of masculinity. Those scents include “Wood” and “Tobacco,” two smells that have become a lot less common in the […]

  • Hold Your Beers The Old-Fashioned Way With Wooden Beer Koozies

    Hold Your Beers The Old-Fashioned Way With Wooden Beer Koozies

    Back in the pioneer days, men carried around their beers in fist-sized wooden casks. And they didn’t complain about splinters either, because their giant rugged beards protected their faces from them. Now, you can reclaim that glorious era of beer-drinking thanks to the Wooden Beer Koozies from Parlor. Made from 100% natural, non-toxic and waterproof […]