Created By: Tammy Rea
Artist: John Beachli
About: Haliburton County has a long history of men working in the forest, in logging camps or cutting timber on their own land. The county also has a history of sons learning skills from their fathers as they helped them with their work. This sculpture tells a story of a man and his son having a conversation over the stump of a tree that has just been felled. “To Cut or Not to Cut” is about the conversations that occur when a son is working with his father.
Materials: Local gneiss recovered from rock blasted from the Pre-Cambrian shield at a nearby building site.
This point of interest is part of the tour: DysART Trail