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Blog entry by OregonBurls posted 06-29-2011 06:27 PM 3990 reads 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My Sister just emailed me this picture. I though it was pretty incredible. Does any one know about this tree?
It is suppose to be in South Africa.

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!



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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 06-29-2011 06:29 PM

No, buit with that many that good, it may have been helped by the hand of man???

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#2 posted 06-29-2011 06:29 PM

They grow in Disneyland also. I have seen it recently.

-- We all must start somewhere in our journey of doing what we love to do.

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#3 posted 06-29-2011 07:17 PM

That’s the Disneyland tree of life. It’s artifical.

Very nice, nonetheless.

http://www.wdwinfo.com/wdwinfo/guides/animalkingdom/ak-safari-tree.htm

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#4 posted 06-29-2011 07:35 PM

It is in the Animal Kingdom at DisneyWorld in Florida and is made of plaster and concrete

-- Paul, Beaverton OR, www.TravelbyPaul.com

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#5 posted 06-29-2011 09:52 PM

Disney for sure. You’ve been punked. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 06-29-2011 10:38 PM

Disney!

-- Doug...

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#7 posted 06-30-2011 12:28 AM

I was there a few years ago and noticed that all of Disney, the building, castles, walkways, etc are all of the same substance. I asked around while at the park and was told that Disney had patented a combination fiberglass/cement mixture and method of sculpting with molds with this stuff. Everything is made of it. It has a 100 year life expectancy.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#8 posted 06-30-2011 01:21 AM

That is cool trivia!

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!

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#9 posted 06-30-2011 02:48 AM

I knew it was a little too much for mother nature, hand to be by the hand of man or God ;-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#10 posted 06-30-2011 07:24 AM

Even if fake, you have to give the artisians credit for doing an excellent job of faux wood carving.

Maybe some of these carvings will spark an idea in some lumberjocks.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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Div

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#11 posted 06-30-2011 10:03 PM

What do you guys mean Disneyland?

This one is growing just up the road from me!!

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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#12 posted 06-30-2011 11:03 PM

The Disney tree, so I am told.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#13 posted 07-02-2011 02:44 AM

Got Me….. I have never seen anything like this ever!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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