Conceptional drawings for Lumberjax mini golf
Installing and constructing
Laying out the concrete edging to define the course
Tiger Turf grass starting to get layed at lumberjax mini golf
Steel work construction
A layer of concrete is plastered over frame work, which is then carved creating the awesome wood grain effect.
Paint effect to bring out the wood grain, and then the target was painted on.
Make sure you have a close look at the finished master piece there is just so much detail in this feature.
One of the only parts of the project that we used the cnc on. All of the train components were made from high density polystyrene.
Checking if all the polystyrene parts fit together before gluing.
Charlie the train is getting it's fake rust painted on.
Once the log which is made from polystyrene has been carved by hand it gets a special paint job to make it look real.
The Charlie the lumberjax train all assembled with two large logs behind.
The Gantry the holds the tracks are all carved concrete to look like timber posts, with the track consisting of macrocarpa timber and custom made fake railway steel tracks.
These real art pieces are amazing, these insects are custom hand made out of steel.
This is a good example of the construction process, First we have a stell internal structure which is meshed then there is a layer of concrete applied. Which is then hand carved and painted.
Multiple paint colours are required to give the tree a life like look. To finish off the corner a Mural was painted as a backdrop on the wall.
Face close up of a finished post that has been carved out of concrete and then painted to look like real wood.
Concrete log has been carved and now ready for painting.
Concrete has been carved to look like rocks. Which will the be painted and aged.
The whole family got involved even the youngest member Tom was caving some of the concrete timber effects.
Teaching the next generation to theme. Learning to create a timber carved effect into concrete.
Constructing the steel work and then carving the concrete rocks.
James carving one of the tree stumps made from concrete. The axe is hand made from steel.
Constructing the Tree house Kiosk was alot of fun, one of the bigger pieces we made that was freighted to site. The overall width of the tree was 2.2m
Construction of the Steam Winch, Steel internal frame work which has been cladded with concrete and hand carved to give the timber grain effect
These amazing fake timber beams all hand carved out of concrete. These all went into the Gold mine tunnel.
The bollards created the fence line for the mini golf course.