portrait by Kumi Yamashita Single thread, thousand nails. A million pieces make up the big picture of who a person is

portrait by Kumi Yamashita Single thread, thousand nails. A million pieces make up the big picture of who a person is

Japanese artist Kumi Yamashita creates mind-boggling portraits by wrapping a single UNBROKEN black thread around galvanized nails, on a clear white board.

Japanese artist Kumi Yamashita creates mind-boggling portraits by wrapping a single UNBROKEN black thread around galvanized nails, on a clear white board.

All of our work is handcrafted. The wood is cut, distressed, and then stained to create a beautiful piece of art that will be glorious in any space. We finish off the work with galvanized nails and a location marker in the place of your choice. The MN marker ( heart, circle, or star shaped ) can be moved to any area within the state. Each piece is individually made and its character is unique. This piece is a fantastic conversation starter, perfect for a cabin, and it works beautifully…

All of our work is handcrafted. The wood is cut, distressed, and then stained to create a beautiful piece of art that will be glorious in any space. We finish off the work with galvanized nails and a location marker in the place of your choice. The MN marker ( heart, circle, or star shaped ) can be moved to any area within the state. Each piece is individually made and its character is unique. This piece is a fantastic conversation starter, perfect for a cabin, and it works beautifully…

How to make a miniature table knife from a galvanized nail. In Russian with clear photos for every step.

How to make a miniature table knife from a galvanized nail. In Russian with clear photos for every step.

By using three basic items — a wooden block (painted white), nails, and a single piece of thread — Yamashita manages to present every minute intricacy within her subjects' expressions.

Astounding Photorealistic Portraits Created with a Single Piece of Thread

By using three basic items — a wooden block (painted white), nails, and a single piece of thread — Yamashita manages to present every minute intricacy within her subjects' expressions.

Simpson Strong-Tie MST48 Strap Tie (Pack of 10) by Simpson Strong-Tie. $72.41. *** (This item sold as a pack of 10) ***Straps are designed to transfer tension loads in a wide variety of applications. Splitting may be a problem with installations on lumber smaller than 3 1/2''; either fill every nail hole with 10d x 1 1/2'' nails or fill every other hole with 16d common nails. Reduce the allowable load based upon the size and quantity of fasteners used. Galvanized steel.

Simpson Strong-Tie MST48 Strap Tie (Pack of 10) by Simpson Strong-Tie. $72.41. *** (This item sold as a pack of 10) ***Straps are designed to transfer tension loads in a wide variety of applications. Splitting may be a problem with installations on lumber smaller than 3 1/2''; either fill every nail hole with 10d x 1 1/2'' nails or fill every other hole with 16d common nails. Reduce the allowable load based upon the size and quantity of fasteners used. Galvanized steel.

Use HOT-DIPPED galvanized nails, NOT electrogalvanized

Use HOT-DIPPED galvanized nails, NOT electrogalvanized

Common Nails Hot Dipped Galvanized 12d 3-1/4"" (Generic)- 50lbs

Common Nails Hot Dipped Galvanized 12d 3-1/4" (Generic)- 50lbs

Common Nails Hot Dipped Galvanized 12d 3-1/4"" (Generic)- 50lbs

USP Structural Connectors NA9D-5MC, 10D by 1.5-Inch Hot Dip Galvanized Nails, 500-Count by USP Structural Connectors. $20.88. From the Manufacturer                Joist hanger nails are sized to 1-1/2" to allow utilization with 2x lumber. Allowable shear values assume nail embedment into the wood of the entire nail or 10 nail diameters (whichever is less). Otherwise, the nail must be embedded at least 6 nail diameters, with the load reduced using the equation: Re...

USP Structural Connectors NA9D-5MC, 10D by 1.5-Inch Hot Dip Galvanized Nails, 500-Count by USP Structural Connectors. $20.88. From the Manufacturer Joist hanger nails are sized to 1-1/2" to allow utilization with 2x lumber. Allowable shear values assume nail embedment into the wood of the entire nail or 10 nail diameters (whichever is less). Otherwise, the nail must be embedded at least 6 nail diameters, with the load reduced using the equation: Re...

Simpson Strong Tie N8D5HDG Structural Connector 1-1/2-Inch by 0.131-Inch 10-Gauge Smooth Shank Hot-Dip Galvanized Nails

Simpson Strong Tie N8D5HDG Structural Connector 1-1/2-Inch by 0.131-Inch 10-Gauge Smooth Shank Hot-Dip Galvanized Nails

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