Natural Basalt - Pencil Column Fire Feature

On a whim, I decided to try and figure out how to thread a stone needle through the axis - I like challenges. These two are natural basalt columns of approx. 10 -12 inches diameter and approx. 10 feet in length. I saw them just laying in a local landscape supply yard and thought to myself how interesting if I could make a core end to end: it would make a very unique water or fire feature element. I sketched out a plan, built a machine and landed within 1/2 inch of where I intended on the first try. I tried another just to make sure it wasn't beginners luck. I am that good, apparently. They rested for about a year until one of my landscape designer friends was asking about a show feature and what did I have laying around... I proposed, he jumped at it and between the two of us we made something interesting happen. This is the result. They are available and gorgeous - sold individually or in a set. Additional elements can be made to any desired length under 10 feet, subject to material availability.

Dimensions: Overall ht. with base element and gas hardware: approx. 11 feet tall, diameter of approx. 10 - 12 inches. Base Hardware approx. 3 feet in diameter.

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