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Axe with Spine Carved Handle by Maskull Lasserre

This may be the coolest yet least usable axe ever created. Maskull Lasserre's project Secret Carpentry features a spine carved into the handle of the axe, making it too beautiful to use.

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Great Jack o' Lantern Blaze

Some amazing photos from the Great Jack o' Lantern Blaze featuring over 5000 individually hand-carved jack o' lanterns!

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Fantastic Halloween Pumpkin Carvings by Ray Villafane

To celebrate the upcoming Halloween holiday, I present you with these unbelievable pumpkin carvings by Ray Villafane.

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Mountains Made From Books by Guy Laramee

Guy Laramee creates these amazing mountain carvings from old books.

"The erosion of cultures – and of “culture” as a whole - is the theme that runs through the last 25 years of my artistic practice. Cultures emerge, become obsolete, and are replaced by new ones. With the vanishing of cultures, some people are displaced and destroyed. We are currently told that the paper book is bound to die. The library, as a place, is finished. One might ask so what? Do we really believe that “new technologies” will change anything concerning our existential dilemma, our human condition? And even if we could change the content of all the books on earth, would this change anything in relation to the domination of analytical knowledge over intuitive knowledge? What is it in ourselves that insists on grabbing, on casting the flow of experience into concepts?"

If you want to learn more, read his full artist statement.

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Leaf Art Carvings

Here are some incredible examples of leaf art carvings. Each leaf is created in four phases: drying, curing, shaving and pressing, but it takes a total of about sixty steps from start to finish. Learn more about leaf art carvings at the Daily Mail.

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