Siberian Elm – Ulmus pumila

Bonsaiplace

This little Elm had a huge ugly cut right at soil level when it came IMG_2951into mypossession a year anda half ago. This was carved quite deeply to get rid of and then it was extended upwards to try and get a more natural look. The carving was further worked on today. The large carving at the bottom has weathered well and the shari extending upwards from here was made deeper as well as fine carved with a Dremel. A small carving was done on the back where another large (not as large as the front one) cut was made. This resulted in a hole now going through from the back to the front. It is quite high up near the apex.IMG_2953

The leaves have now all dropped and it was decided to work on the carving a bit more and then to also pull the branches on the left…

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