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Plants and Knotted Branches Sprout from Camille Kachani’s Impractical Household Objects

 Art #books #furniture #plants #sculpture #tools #wood August 3, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Camille Kachani, shared with permission Human progress and the insurmountable force of nature converge in Camille Kachani’s overgrown sculptures. The Lebanese-Brazilian artist (previously) is known for his furniture, tools, and other practical objects that are overrun with new plant growths …

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Vintage Cross-Stitch Motifs Conceal Common Household Objects in Sculptures by Ulla-Stina Wikander

 Art Craft #cross-stitch #needlepoint #textiles #tools July 27, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Ulla-Stina Wikander, shared with permission Pastoral landscapes and quiet domestic scenes stitched into vintage textiles envelop Ulla-Stina Wikander’s needlepoint sculptures. Using rotary phones, kitchen appliances, or an antique gramophone as her foundation, Wikander (previously) molds the cross-stitch works around her …

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A Morphing Fractal Vise Pivots to Grasp Irregular Shapes for Engraving

 Design #engraving #tools #video July 1, 2021 Grace Ebert  Nebraska-based artist Steve Lindsay is equally interested in engraving metals and other surfaces as he is in the tools needed to etch with exacting precision. He’s spent the last six years toying with this vise design, which in its latest iteration, has jaws that …

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