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Project by craigktx posted 1624 days ago 1638 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I found this piece of Live Oak with a ingrown concrete block.
18×13x12.
I carved it into a abstract face and did a buffed finish.

-- craig kuhn





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mmh

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#1 posted 1623 days ago

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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spanky46

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#2 posted 1623 days ago

Cool thanks!

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

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Cozmo35

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#3 posted 1623 days ago

Very Unique! I like it!

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

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wlhutch

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#4 posted 1623 days ago

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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craigktx

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#5 posted 1623 days ago

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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Mark Edmondson

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#6 posted 1623 days ago

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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SCOTSMAN

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#7 posted 1623 days ago

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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