Light house - Light house tattoos are not very common, it has different meanings. The purpose of the lighthouse is to signal ships that the coast is near or is guiding light that the sailors are almost to land.
The harvesting of the cork bark from the cork oak tree. After 9 years of growth, the "skin" or bark of the cork Oak tree becomes thick enough to be cut. This is done carefully as shown here, without damaging the tree or making it vulnerable to insect infestation. These big hunks of bark are used first for bottle stoppers, and then the rest is made into a variety of products including cork flooring.
Why upcycle wine corks? Have you ever seen a cork oak? Wondered how they get the corks out? The planks removed from the tree trunks are boiled to soften them, and also to clean them. It takes 7 years for the tree to develop a plank like this.