Trees "shaped" into sculptures

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Peter Cook and Becky Northe of Queensland, Australia use wire frameworks to "guide" trees into interesting live sculptures, including figures, chairs, tables, and other stranger shapes.

 Images Garden Chair Pook In Chair 03Pooktre has perfected a Gradual shaping method, which is the shaping of trees as they grow along predetermined designs. Designing and setting up the supporting framework are fundamental to the success of a tree. Some are intended for harvest to be high quality indoor furniture and others will remain living art.

Pooktre Tree Shapers