Here we review some of the biggest stories from the world of wood design and innovation during 2016. Sustainable wood used for 2016 Rio Olympic medal cases The wooden cases have been carved from freijó wood otherwise known as Spanish Elm, Ecuador Laurel, cypre and salmwood. As you may have guessed the wood is mostly
A new 5,000 seater football stadium for Forest Green Rovers, will be made completely from wood and has been dubbed the greenest stadium in the world. Powered by sustainable energy sources, the stadium will be the centrepiece of a new £100 million sports and green technology business park.
The team at Terry Waters has French Polished many commercial and non-commercial building in and around London. Unfortunately, this particular wooden structure was never meant to be preserved, instead this wooden model was born to get burned.
On May the 4th, otherwise known as “Star Wars Day”, skilled woodworker and designer Frank Howarth created the Death Star. The detailed model was made from bamboo plywood mixed with a smidgen of absolute genius.
Here at Terry Waters French Polishing we believe no job is too big, and you don’t get much bigger than these examples of wooden design on a grand scale. The craftsmanship and technical design that has gone into these wooden constructions is nothing short of amazing. The majority of the wooden roller coasters have been
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.
Nothing has the beauty and charm of wood, and our French polishers aren’t the only people that feel this way. In fact the people of Rotterdam in the Netherlands felt so strongly about building a wooden bridge across the city that they raised the money through individual donations.