He Came, He Chainsaw, He Conquered



This morning

Tree sculptor Tommy Craggs puts the finishing touches on a Montreal Cyprus tree on the corner of St. Anne’s Park in Raheny, Dublin 5  commissioned by Dublin City Council.

Tommy began work on the  project for three weeks in Autumn last year and has spent another two weeks this year finishing the project. It is believed the tree Is close to 200 years old.

Tommy worked in forestry until taking up sculpting nine years ago.

In fairness.


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26 thoughts on “He Came, He Chainsaw, He Conquered

  1. Brother Barnabas

    And everyone’s first thought is “that’s amazing…hopefully they don’t wreck it within a week”

  2. Eliot Rosewater

    Pretty impressive stuff. Just wondering, though, whether the tree was dead, diseased, or in danger of doing some damage?

  3. Tish Mahorey

    Tommy Craggs, excellent tree sculptor name. Almost mafia-like.

    Hey maybe me get Tommy Craggs in and eh, you know… sculpt you a tree, know what I’m talkin’ bout?

  4. sycamoreal

    that man knows nothing about style, Paul Costello now there’s a man who can style a piece of wood

  5. Sheik Yahbouti

    Absolutely magnificent! Salutations and kudos to this young artist – you warm my heart, and astonish me.

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