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DonovanC

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Tanuki? That’s the only thing I know of that would make use of an old piece of drift wood. Do you know what species of wood it is? If you want to start a tanuki, you want to know what type of wood you’re using - you don’t want something that is going to crumble in a couple years.

Edit: Disclaimer, I have never started a tanuki.
 

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Drill a hole and use as a base for kusamono. That's what I'm about to do with a similar piece.
 

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Is other side hollow or could be hollowed for planting:confused:?
 

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I would use it for a kusamono planting; either as the base or as an element within the display. No need to drill holes unless you want fixing points for the plants. Examples:



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I can't tell how large it is but I frequently place small pieces of found wood in my bonsai pots. I use them as I would place a rock in a pot. If it decays, so much the better.
 

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I think if you could get a level spot flattened on top, it would make a really live, live edge stand.

For me, it's too much wood to be used as a pot and displayed with bonsai.

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