It was a limb from one of them rare Styrofoam trees.
But they did a great job of faking it. I was only 1/2way
paying attention, but I think they attached it to a plate
slightly bigger than the end, then screwed that to the wall.
I *did* see them building it up with joint compound to
conceal the plate.
TP / Network Man __________________________________
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They didn't show anything, but it wouldn't be too hard. The "tree" was
made of styrofoam, and therefore quite light. Probably a few finish nails
sticking out of the wall to stick into the styrofoam, and any glue of your
choice (it should be gap filling).
Ahhh, so you know I wasn't paying attention! I didn't realize it wasn't
real. I'll have to watch the episode again when it comes back on and see
what they were doing. I really liked how it looked. And I have plenty of
real limbs that I could use!
Sorry to burst your bubble, but the limb on the show was horribly out
of scale. A real limb that started out that thick would have been 15
or 20 feet long at least. It was a decoration. A real limb would not
work nearly as well for a number of reasons. Plus, you really don't
want a real branch, with bark still on it, inside a house.
On Mon, 12 Apr 2004 18:35:13 +0000, Suzie-Q wrote:
We looked at an old (200 years) fixer upper. The beams in the basement
were all made from trees with the bark still on. The place was too much of
a fixer upper for us. There was a tiny 2-lb dog there, that when we
entered the kitchen, the dog was jumping up and down and the whole kitchen
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