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Wood Spirit Wood Carving Anniversary Gift, Christmas Gift for Dad carved by Gary Burns the Treewiz, Handmade Woodworking

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Wood Spirit Wood Carving Wood Anniversary, Christmas Gift for Dad carved by Gary Burns the Treewiz, Handmade Woodworking. I introduce to you "Farsight", a very handsome Elf Wizard. He is peaceful to be around and loves a good laugh. "Farsight" is witty and inventive and is always tinkering. He loves a good challenge. His name refers to his outer and inner vision. He sees that Peace is always a possibility for the next moment and that all there really is, is the next moment. He stays on task and can be counted on to stick with a project to the very end. He has the warmest heart and he is so full of Love and Gratitude. Quick to forgive, "Farsight" is Loved by the entire Woodland Community.

He measures 15" tall x 5 1/2" wide x 3 1/2" deep

This piece is flat on the back so it can hang on the wall. I have carved a notch in the back for hanging and Signed it Wiz as well.

He is carved out of an old growth pine knot. A pine knot is what a branch does when it goes into the trunk of a pine tree. The tree dies, rots and falls over, and the trunk eventually rots away leaving the knot. Very few of these are good to carve as the sun bakes them and eventually the critters eat them. It is my favorite wood to carve faces and fish with.

The pine knots do change color over time. Some change quickly and some change slowly. They go from a light yellow to an orange color, I am assuming from the UV light. Some are deeper orange than others. This is just a heads up as the longer I have them after making them, the more different the color is from the photo. It is too much to try and take pictures and change them as the piece changes. The orange color is a much warmer color than the yellow. I like it just as well.

Here's a little story about the Earth Wizards. In the beginning, the Creator noticed the trees were defenseless. Hence He fashioned Wood Elves and Earth Wizards, kind spirited folk who labored at nurturing the trees and protecting them from those with little understanding of The Way.

Trees contain a wisdom of the past and offer hope for the future. The Elves and Wizards live on, though few in number compared to the Unknowing. Our well being depends upon our trees and environment being protected and held close to our hearts. Please help the Elves and Wizards; hold the Earth close to your heart.

~~~~~PRIORITY USPS SHIPPING IS INCLUDED IN ALL OF MY CARVINGS~~~~~

Wood Spirit Wood Carving Anniversary Gift, Christmas Gift for Dad carved by Gary Burns the Treewiz, Handmade Woodworking

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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: wood, lacquer, pine knot
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