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where does the wood come from?

To claim the beauty of nature as my achievement is not for me. It is its own, stand-alone, absolute value. As an artist, I did not create the tree in all its uniqueness. I have the privilege of being inspired by him. I am socialized in the German foothills of the Alps, know how the forests sound and smell and what fairy tales should have taken place in them. So I consider the demand in this country for ever rarer, even more exotic woods to be an artistic and cultural indictment. I create from what is naturally available to me, like all pre-globalization generations.  The trees that I process come from a radius of max. 50 kilometers. Some old trees,...

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