This is the world’s longest wooden carving

A Chinese artist has won a place in the Guinness Book of Records after creating the world’s longest wooden carving, made from a single tree trunk.

Chinese artist Zheng Chunhui recently unveiled this exceptionally large wooden sculpture. The piece measures 12.286 meters long, is 3.075 meters tall at it highest point, and is also 2.401 meters wide.

On November 14th the Guinness World Records arrived in Fuzhou, Fujian Province where the piece is currently on display to declare it the longest continuous wooden sculpture in the world.

Four years in the making, the tree carving is based on a famous painting called “Along the River During the Qingming Festival,” which is a historical holiday reserved to celebrate past ancestors that falls on the 104th day after the winter solstice.

You can see many more photos over on China News. (via Shanghaist)