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Project by craigktx posted 03-19-2010 04:02 AM 1873 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I found this piece of Live Oak with a ingrown concrete block.
I carved it into a abstract face and did a buffed finish.

-- craig kuhn

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#1 posted 03-19-2010 05:55 AM

Very unique. A tree that ate a concrete block. Note the massive stretch marks on that stomach! Beautiful wood by the way.

-- "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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#2 posted 03-19-2010 11:53 AM

Cool thanks!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#3 posted 03-19-2010 02:03 PM

Very Unique! I like it!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#4 posted 03-19-2010 02:17 PM

Very creative approach to utilize materials to form an art piece.

As to the concrete, I had three huge Maple trees taken down last year. The tree guy found concrete in two, and said that ages past this was commonly used to fill hollows.

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#5 posted 03-19-2010 04:55 PM

It’s 18×13x12 and is 25lb.
The concrete was used to hold the branch of the ground and the tree grew around it.

-- craig kuhn

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#6 posted 03-19-2010 05:16 PM

I’m now headed to the woods with some concrete blocks and an old plastic chicken I found. I will update you with my results in 2040.

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#7 posted 03-19-2010 05:22 PM

I won’t be here in 2040.just show it to my ghost Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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