If someone asks you to make a stand for your safety razors, you would probably come up with a design such as this or this.
I however am a glutton for punishment and cannot think like normal people do so my first idea was this:
The tree is made from Teak. It has 17 joints (15 mortise/tenon joints), 7 parts made with a lathe and absolutely no screws. It is not perfect, but I like the over engineering.