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These Guys Pour Molten Metal over Wood to Make One-of-a-Kind Furniture

Now this is something you don’t see every day. Furniture artist Hilla Shamia has developed a unique process for pouring molten metal over carved tree trunks, resulting in amazing furniture!

These unique pieces of furniture come from an elegant new process…

Hilla Shamia

Artisans pour molten metal over wooden furniture…

Hilla Shamia

… using molds to guide the liquid metal, they craft special shapes to fit with the wood.

Hilla Shamia

The metal doesn’t burn the wood. It merely charrs the edges.

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The results are simply breath-taking.

Hilla Shamia

Hilla Shamia

Hilla Shamia

Hilla Shamia

Hilla Shamia

This is truly an innovative process - the metal flows into the natural cracks in the tree trunks, creating a fused connection between metal and wood… and what a beautiful effect it is!

Via: Hilla Shamila

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