Hand-Carved City Skyline Could Fit in Your Living Room

by / January 29, 2013

Artist James McNabb's micro-lumber-cityscape, which McNabb describes as being done by “sketching with a band saw,” are carved out of wood and typically consist of two components: a large frame and the miniature cities inscribed within, according to

"Each of the tiny skyscrapers are individually formed and intricately detailed; they assume their own character, with some zig-zagging this way and that, while others twist and curl," Architizer reports. "The towers are aggregated in a 'skyline' that’s organized along a grid or single axis, producing a dizzying, zoetrope-like effect."

Photos courtesy of James McNabb