Jacky Lam (left) and Ho Siu-kee with the wood now waiting to be transformed into Chinese-style furniture at the Department of Fine Arts, Chinese University of Hong Kong Photo: Courtesy of Ho Siu-kee

Confiscated rare wood to be turned into non-profit Ming-style traditional furniture by craftsmen at Chinese University of Hong Kong

More than 85 tonnes of rare wood has been seized by Hong Kong Customs so far this year, leaving the problem of what to do with it. At least some of the haul is going to be made into traditional Ming-style furniture by an artist and some artisan carpenters

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Jacky Lam (left) and Ho Siu-kee with the wood now waiting to be transformed into Chinese-style furniture at the Department of Fine Arts, Chinese University of Hong Kong Photo: Courtesy of Ho Siu-kee
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