A few Christmases ago, when I first got my band saw, I made my [now] wife this wooden cheeseburger for her office desk. The whole thing was made from old wooden flooring and other scraps, and each of the colors comes from the natural wood tones of a variety of species.
Zen Pencils has taken the time to turn my favorite quotes into illustrated pieces that somehow bring the message to life. Here's Teddy Roosevelt, Robert Frost, and Jacob Riis. Inspiration is just about guaranteed.