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How to Make a Gigantic Wooden Ball

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Generating spheres at an absurd scale is sculptor Keith Holamon’s obsession. Using a custom apparatus mounted on a flatbed trailer, Holaman laboriously chips away at mammoth hunks of burl to produce massive orbs that evoke a sense of the familiar while also being completely alien at the same time. [via LikeCool]

10 thoughts on “How to Make a Gigantic Wooden Ball

  1. I wish there was something to show scale on the finished spheres. They are beautiful, but would be more impressive if there was something to compare it to.

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