It is possible to use 3D scanning and vase mode 3D printing to achieve a real tree texture effect for functional or decorative items.
Here is an example when a Birch Tree Scanned Texture applied to a lampshade.
The lampshade can be 3D printed just in 2 hours in Spiral Vase Mode.
Check the blog and instructions:
LED Only! Check my blog about the 3D printed lampshades:
I would recommend to 3D scan your local tree/s to surprise your colleagues and friends using this technique: