Garrett Churchill Inc.
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August 12, 2012
Courtenay wrote:
It looks like a guitar - WOW it looks like a guitar
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Thanks. That was the idea. The clients are musicians and wanted something whimsical in their garden. Its a very small space but I feel it works very well.
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This is a great idea. It's just about the size of my backyard, which has always been sort of "off". The guitar idea would be exactly "on".
   June 29, 2014 at 2:32PM
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July 2, 2012
khankamer wrote:
Is this a guitar? - I
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bigmamaj40
Clever! I especially like how you kept the guitar's outline playful, rather than exact. Is it my imagination, or is that fountain in the shape of a guitar pick?!
   June 22, 2014 at 8:31AM
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yes it is a fountain in the shape of a guitar pick. We originally started out with a "pick" shaped rock that we drilled a hole in but the client was not thrilled with it so we cast a pick using tinted concrete.
   June 23, 2014 at 3:35AM
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Speaking of guitars, this is the only time I've ever seen a guitar-shaped landscape. Totally fun if that's what you're into!
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