Photo credit: Alpine Art via Twisted Sifter
Artist and master woodworker Scott Huebner specializes in creating other worldly sculptures that fuse burl – a tree growth where the grain has grown in a deformed manner – with resin. Burls are normally found on the trunk, at the tree’s base, and sometimes even underground in the form of a rounded outgrowth, thus resulting in uniquely patterned wood, which is perfect for these types of sculptures. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
“Each burl is selected for its resemblance of a mountain range. This is the start to the art and design of each piece. The burls vary from North American to Australian and Amazonian. They are then cast in a mold with acrylic resin. The cast piece then goes on the wood lathe for the turning process. Followed by a three stage polishing process. Each piece is unique and one of a kind. The inspiration for each piece comes from the beauty of the mountains and forest,” said Scott.
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