much loved maple tree, growing on the shore of Lake Washington
in Seattle, had been losing branches and had to be taken
down. Before long only a twenty foot tree stump remained.
of the shapes in the trunk suggested a human form and
so began the process of bringing it out. First a scafford
was constructed, and then the bark was removed. Now the
carving began and a bit at a time the suggestive shapes
began to reveal the hidden form of a woman...