Tree Art in Australia
In 1986 a guy named Peter Cook had the idea of growing a chair. Nine years later he met his partner, Becky Northey, and together they mastered the art they call Pooktre, which is the shaping of trees as they grow in predetermined designs. Some are intended for harvest to be high quality indoor furniture and others will remain living art.
Peter grew up in Queensland, Australia, and Becky in Brisbane. I really enjoyed reading their stories, and about their life on a 162 acre property in the mountains of southeast Queensland, and their thoughts about trees, and their work with them.
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