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5Splinter supercar gets its wooden debut

Click above for high-res gallery of the Splinter Wooden Supercar

15Splinter wooden supercar in the fles... wood

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2How eco is the Splinter, the sports car made of wood?

Wood used to be commonplace in automobiles. That's why Ford once bought large chunks of forest in Northern Michigan. Today, though, we don't see much in the way of wood in vehicles, especially not on the exterior. But that didn't stop the students at North Carolina State University from creating the Splinter, a sports car made with wood composites.

26Grad students create Splinter, the wooden supercar

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