Monthly Archives: April 2013

French polishers envy wooden Porsches

By |2017-12-09T10:52:48+00:00April 30th, 2013|Wood projects|

Typically the team of French polishers at TWFP doesn’t like to see wood intentionally destroyed, but we’ll make an exception for this art installation by German artists Köbberling and Kaltwasser. The duo has created a wooden sculpture of two Porsche Cayenne SUVs that look like they are in the middle of a crash.

A Skyscraper for French polishers

By |2017-12-09T10:52:08+00:00April 29th, 2013|Wooden buildings|

For over a century, skyscrapers have dominated the urban landscape and have become some of the world’s most famous buildings. From the Empire State Building to the 211-story Burj Khalifa in Dubai, these buildings have turned the cityscape into a steel and concrete jungle, until now. What would make a French polisher take notice? The

Kizhi: A French polisher’s dream getaway

By |2017-12-09T10:47:50+00:00April 15th, 2013|Church restoration|

The Russian island of Kizhi is every professional French polisher’s dream destination. First settled in the 15th Century, Kizhi was once home to rural mining villages, but over the last 60 years, dozens of historical wooden buildings have been moved to the island in order to preserve them. The island is now a national open-air