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Wood Carving of an Oak Tree, Carved from one piece of wood, Great Wood Anniversary Gift by Gary Burns the Tree Wizard, also know as Wiz. I call this carving " The Shady Spot". The carving depicts a steady old Oak Tree passing it's time in woodland peace. There is a lot of detail in this carving. It is one of my favorite kind of Tree carvings. It is a 8 1/2" tall x 16" wide x 1" thick. These Oak Trees are the most tedious to carve and the most time consuming to make of all my carvings. But they are my favorite to look at and enjoy. I love the challenge! I really love the way this one turned out. I usually make a smaller tree in a frame like this but it really looks kool having a bigger tree in a frame. It is more intense.

I carved it out of a Big Leaf Maple Burl. The grain is really something to look at! 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.

The technique I use is called Pierced Relief. It is carved out of one piece of wood and nothing is added. I have been carving since 1971 and a tree was the first carving I did. I have always been stimulated to carve a resemblance of a tree out of a tree. My technique has evolved over all of these years to what you see here. I keep seeing ways to make things more life like. And I love a piece to look like it is in the middle of a story that each observer can make up. Sometimes a different story each time we look at it and sometimes the same one. I love giving a piece the feeling of action. Sometimes tranquil and sometimes playful. I love it all.

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Frequently asked questions about TreeWizWoodCarvings

All of my carvings have a lacquer finish. Dusting with a feather duster or blowing off with a compressor is all that is necessary on the carved trees, fish and carved faces. I use Orange oil on the smooth surfaces. This will perk them up. I would do it as often as you polish your furniture. Once a month would keep them looking great but is not necessary.
I will contact you as soon as I get your order. I will package it that day or the next. I take it to the Post Office the next morning. If I get an order on Friday afternoon, Saturday or Sunday it will be in Monday mornings mail.
I use Priority United States postal service mail.
I do ship outside of the US. I need to know the carving that you are interested in and your complete shipping address. I will figure what it costs to ship to your address and make the changes to the listing so that you can make the purchase.

Wood Carving Oak Tree on etsy by Gary Burns the Treewiz also known as Wiz, handmade, woodworking

Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: wood, lacquer
  • Only ships within United States.
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