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Arborsculpture Living trees as art

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Photographer Marianne Kjølner snapped this pair of photographs of a bizarre tree in Denmark - West coast, a very windy place were there isn’t much that can grow. So the tree can only grow where it has shelter.

Whorled branch cores look like spokes inside the trunk of a white pine. The cores were resistant to the rot that consumed the center of the tree, which walled off the damage and continued to grow new wood for more than 20 years.

malformalady: “ The image above shows an entirely natural phenomenon, occurring inside the hollow (rotten) core of a white pine. Whorled branch cores look like spokes inside the trunk of a white pine,.

Axel Erlandson grew this arborsculpture for his roadside attraction in Scotts Valley California in the 1950's Titled the "Needle and Thread Tree".

Needle and Thread Tree by Axel Erlandson (December 1884 – April He was a Swedish American farmer who shaped trees as a hobby, and opened a horticultural attraction in 1947 advertised as "See the World's Strangest Trees Here," and named "The Tree Circus".

This is Erlandson's Dimond tree about 50 years later after he started the project, I took this photo in 2002.

This is Erlandson's Dimond tree about 50 years later after he started the project, I took this photo in

Take any old tool head that has a hole in it, slip it over a young sampling or branch. Then sit down and wait.

Take any old tool head that has a hole in it, slip it over a young sampling or branch.