My journey as a Wood Artist

My journey as a Wood Artist

  From the beginning of each object to its unique shape, it's all in the beauty of the unexpected. Though a wood Engineer by trade, I started handcrafting my artworks as an autodidact. Influenced by wood ever since my childhood, and graduated from the École...

How to properly pack for shipping out

How to properly pack for shipping out

  How to properly pack a board or a bowl for overseas shipping     . Wood Side Story |  Bangkok  |  contact@wood-side-story.com  Handmade in Bangkok - All Content © Wood Side Story   Wood Side Story is a Brand under Faisal Malik Design Co., Ltd  ...

NO Resin for Cutting & Serving Boards!

NO Resin for Cutting & Serving Boards!

  Why I do NOT use RESIN FILLING in my Serving & Cutting Boards (but use stones instead) With the advent and popularity of DYI hobby sales websites and ads in social media, I have been seeing a lot of DIY wood hobbyists selling cutting boards with epoxy...

What is a Burl?

What is a Burl?

  What is a burl? You have probably already seen a burl, without knowing what it was. If you have ever noticed a large lump / growth / deformation on a tree trunk or a branch, it was most likely a burl. In this post, I attempt to cover what a burl is, what it's...

What is Pyrography (or Woodburning)?

What is Pyrography (or Woodburning)?

  What is Pyrography (or Woodburning)? So what is pyrography art? The word comes from the Greek “pur” (fire) and “graphos” (writing), meaning writing with fire. In modern practice, this is more drawing than writing. It is the freehanded art of decorating wood (or...

Stone inlay on salvaged live-edge Burl

Stone inlay on salvaged live-edge Burl

    I use mostly reclaimed wood slabs from old houses or pre-loved furniture, as well as wood pieces salvaged from dying/fallen trees. Most of my burls feature unique color tones and grain patterns, but also show advanced signs of decay that need to be...

How to Clean and Care for a Wooden Cutting Board

How to Clean and Care for a Wooden Cutting Board

  Wood is a hardy and resilient material but will require a little care if you want it to continue to look its best. Please follow these instructions to maintain your Wood Side Story pieces and feel free to get in touch should you ever need advice.     –...

What is Stone Inlay in Wood?

What is Stone Inlay in Wood?

  What is Stone Inlay in Wood? Here are a few examples of various material inlays in wood: Turquoise on two-tone Afzelia Burl Turquoise on Myrtle Burl Gold Leaves on spalted Teak Lapis Lazuli on Afzelia Burl Turquoise on Padauk wood Mother-of-pearl on Black &...

What is Salvaged wood?

What is Salvaged wood?

  What is Salvaged Wood? Some of my woods are salvaged from lumber which would have otherwise gone to burn, landfill or chipper. Much of it comes from fallen trees and some leftover from other wood manufacturing processes. Salvaged woods might bear some...

What is figured wood?

What is figured wood?

  What is 'Figured Wood"? No two pieces of wood are alike. One of the great rewards of working with wood is knowing that no matter if I am crafting a simple cutting board, or carving a large-scale masterpiece, each of my creations will be 100% unique. Like...

 

 

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