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Amazing Tree Trunk


Zheng Chunhui, a famous Chinese wood carver, spent over four years creating this masterpiece.

That’s what it took to create this incredible masterpiece.

He chopped down a single tree and tirelessly worked on it for over four years to make this piece. 
The carving is based on the famous Chinese painting
The original artwork was created over 1,000 years ago.
The piece won the Guinness World Record for the longest wooden carving and measures over 40ft (specifically, it is 12.286 meters long, is 3.075 meters tall
at it highest point, and is also 2.401 meters wide)
The intricate carvings of daily life in ancient China are so detailed and perfect.  


It’s no surprise that this incredible work of art is drawing so much attention.
That was 8,760 hours well spent.
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10 comments on “Amazing Tree Trunk

  1. jmgoyder
    February 4, 2014


    • Judy
      February 4, 2014

      I just can’t imagine how he would be able to do that it’s so delicate and precise. 🙂

  2. andy1076
    February 4, 2014

    It’s amazing, the delicate details that went into creating this. Beautiful!

    • Judy
      February 4, 2014

      What a craftsman he is 🙂

  3. dorannrule
    February 4, 2014

    Amazing! How do you find these things???? 🙂

    • Judy
      February 4, 2014

      Friends send most of them to me in emails 🙂

  4. yellowlancer
    February 4, 2014

    A huge tree branch fell down on our block during the night . . . unfortunately, I think it will only become firewood 😦 Thanks for sharing that; it’s wonderful.

    • Judy
      February 4, 2014

      Yep I can say that any trees that fall down here are also destined for firewood. I wouldn’t have the patience or the ability to be able to do what he did. 🙂

  5. russtowne
    February 5, 2014


  6. zendictive
    February 15, 2014


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