Have you ever thought of wood as a decoration or wall art? I haven’t, so that’s why I was so surprised when I saw this wall map on wood pieces. So how to? After giving the strips of wood a rich, deep red oak stain you’ll have to trace and paint in a graphic map to add an extra layer of interest. Use a bright but subtle pallet – that would make tour map sophisticated. Constructing the slatted wood is relatively straightforward, and from there you have tons of great options for how to customize it for your own walls. Your masterpiece is ready! To make it more unusual you may take a map of the hole world or a map of the prehistoric Earth. More detailed instructions are here.