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Abandoned and Broken Piano Finds News Life as Beautiful Coffee Table

Built by trinity_lee on reddit An old neglected piano with broken keys and a split soundboard has found new life as a beautiful coffee table after being upcycled and restored by reddit user trinity_lee. The legs are made from 4″ steel I-beams and trinity_lee says his custom-built pieces typically sell for $4-$5K USD plus shipping. via trinity_lee on reddit Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/2018/08/old-piano-gets-turned-into-coffee-table/

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Local Newspaper Prints Full Color Patterns for People to Wrap Presents With

Photograph by PlanetGG on reddit How awesome is this? Local German newspaper Heilbronner Stimme recently printed not one, but two! full colour, double page spreads for people to wrap presents with. The double-page spread patterns are a great size for wrapping gifts for your friends and loved ones. What a great and useful idea! via PlanetGG on reddit Read more: http://twistedsifter.com/2017/12/newspaper-prints-full-color-patterns-for-wrapping-paper/

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Artist Transforms Fallen Redwood Into Giant Octopus (15 Photos)

Artist Jeffrey Michael Samudosky recently transformed a huge fallen redwood into an amazing giant octopus sculpture. In the progress pictures below you can see the incredible transformation and how the octopus slowly takes shape. To create the artwork Samudosky used a variety of tools including chainsaws, dremels and chisels. Born and raised in Shelton, Connecticut, Jeff studied art and photography in high school. After graduating, he traveled the continent as an Outward Bound instructor, ice climber, and whitewater rafting guide. In Jackson Hole, Wyoming he trained as an Alpine mountaineering…

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