|Project by wiz||posted 12-05-2013 04:13 PM||1506 views||3 times favorited||23 comments|
A Ooak Original Wood Carving I call “Little Dry Creek Ravine”, a tree scene that I have carved out of a piece of Big Leaf Maple Burl. It depicts a conifer Tree living life on the edge of a Dry Creek Ravine. I love these ravines when I happen by while on a forest stroll. I always wonder what it’s like way down in the depths of a ravine like this. It looks so cozy and cool. There’s a feeling of Life’s eternal evolution and change. They’re truly Magic Spots to me. But so many times only the Birds and the fish really know what it’s like down there.
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It measures 12 1/4” tall x 7 3/4” wide x 1” thick
It’s a beautiful piece of Maple Burl with Birds Eyes Grain throughout the piece. A burl is usually caused by a trees reaction to an agro bacteria. It starts sending out a huge number of buds showing birds eye grain through out the burl. It is very unusual and is very interesting to look at.
-- Gary "Wiz" Burns, Oregon, http://www.treewiz.etsy.com