Permaculture forum: Grow a Tree, then Grow a Chair!

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hazelnut
Jun 27, 2015 8:25 AM CST
Furniture that is built from the natural growing process:

http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/118973/trees-trained-to-...

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Shadegardener
Jun 29, 2015 8:02 AM CST
DH showed me that article. That would be fun is one had the patience (which isn't me).
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purpleinopp
Jul 23, 2015 3:32 PM CST
Arborsculpture is fascinating! A braid might be a more reasonable first project? Any trees that inosculate (fuse together) are candidates for this.
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hazelnut
Jul 26, 2015 6:20 AM CST
In this area rustic furniture is often made from "river willow" which often grows in creeks. It would be an interesting experiment to use this method on river willow. For one thing it is a fast grower.

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