It's not a big surprise to see chopsticks used to make obvious items like placemats, trivets, earrings, even a dress, but this was a surprise. A former city employee of the Japanese town of Koriyama collected thousands of used, disposable chopsticks from the city hall cafeteria and crafted a 4 foot long canoe.It took him 3 months, 7382 chopsticks and polyester resin. He's trying it out this month. Read more.
Sea urchin lamps by LacorFurniture.com use chopsticks set in cast resin with a UL approved center housing. Modern, interesting and functional.
This magazine holder sold by buygreen.com looks like DIY 101. We can all make some version of this.
Buygreen.com also sells some chopstick lamps that could ignite an inspired idea.
Even though you may not be able to sit down while donning this chopstick dress, you're sure to drum
up some lookers.
Read about more chopstick creations at DesignSwan.com.