View from the Garage

February 23, 2011

Urban tree

Filed under: House work, Woodworking — thefusionguy @ 5:26 am

When we cut down a Monterey pine tree near the front door because the roots were becoming destructive, it left a big empty place. After considering many alternatives, I made this ‘tree’ for the spot. It’s supposed to evoke the baobab trees we saw in Tanzania. It’s made of redwood, and the ‘leaves’ are glass made by local artist Bobbi Hirschkoff .


Click on the video to see how it moves in the slightest breeze.

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