EOT 8: Shimpaku Juniper 2
1-Late Summer 2018
August 4, 2018, before work. The juniper had gotten a little weak and was let to grow freely. It now had gained strength and was ready for a new styling.
2- Late Summer 2018
August 4, 2018, new inclination proposed
3- Late Summer 2018
August 4, 2018, the juniper was cleaned, and foilage mass was reduced, eliminating a few branches to open up the design.
4- Late Summer 2018
August 6, 2018, the juniper after wiring
5- Late Summer 2018
August 6, 2018, a new pot that it will be placed in when repotted in spring 2019.
6- Summer 2019
June 5, 2019, Juniper growing nicely and in its new pot.
7- Summer 2019
July 23, 2019, The juniper was brought into the workshop for a summer clean-up and some structural work.
8- Summer 2019
July 23, 2019, A jack was used to bring the main body of the trunk closer to the exposed roots that rise from the base.
9- Summer 2019
July 23, 2019, Another angle of the jack.
10- Summer 2019
July 23, 2019, the results after crunching the trunk line and a tidying up of the foilage pads.
11- Fall 2021
November 6, 2021 The juniper had grown very well over the last 2 years. As you can see, the space between the trunk and roots has been reduced, having periodically tightened the wire connecting the two places. It was brought into the workshop to prepare it for an exhibition.
12- Fall 2021
November 8, 2021 the juniper with all the wire removed and ready for show wiring.
13- Fall 2021
December 3, 2021 On display at the Winter Silhouette Bonsai Show in Kannapolis, North Carolina.
14- Winter 2022
January 21, 2022 on display in the tokonoma for a winter display at Dogwood Studios
15- Winter 2022
Display in the tokonoma