What type of machine do you use to make carvings?

CNC routers (computer numeric coding) are responsible for the bulk of carving. Following our coding, a computerized drill bit goes back and forth to carve each landscape. Each topography is then hand-sanded and hand-finished with a protective linseed treatment.

What is the water made out of?

Water is depicted with a two-part epoxy dyed blue. We add makeup-quality dye to the epoxy mixture, fill the water feature, and then let the glue harden overnight.

How long has Treeline Terrains been carving landscapes?

Treeline Terrains’ first sale was in the spring of 2021, but the company was born from a project originating in 2019, when the first ski mountain was carved. We originally carved the Middlebury College Snow Bowl for the wonderful staff at the Bowl.

How long does it take to make?

Every carving takes a different amount of time to carve. Smaller carvings can be 30 minutes to an hour, and larger carvings are sometimes cut overnight or for multiple days in a row. Prior to carving, wood is artistically laminated into layers and sets overnight before being cut to size. After carving, each model is […]