When we think of gadgets, we think of shiny plastic, aluminum and man made materials, not natural wood. That may be the very reason we see wood gadgets popping up all over the place.
Recently, wooden gadget cases (like this iWood iPhone case ) have been generating web buzz, but the trend doesn't just apply to the gadget covers — some geeks have begun creating gadgets made entirely out of wood. It's a phenomenon that cannot be explained easily. Either projects like the 60-inch wooden plasma and the S-Series Cellphone are a study in opposites and what's expected (say gold, silver gadgets), or a way to prove yourself as a real geek. Whatever the case natural is in.
Scroll through the widget below to check out how wood is being used in the gadget world.