Olympus Wood Camera Casing

I love this idea. I hope that this process is easy to do so we see more things have something unique to them. I wonder if it would work with bamboo.

Olympus just announced their three dimensional compression molding process for wooden materials at the Photokina show. Accordingly, the processed wooden material has the feel and grain pattern of natural wood and proves to be harder than engineering plastics such as ABS and polycarbonate resins.

[via core77]