This week in the grounds of the Palace of Versailles, a 223 year old, 25 metre high Purple Beech tree that was planted for Marie Antoinette, fell to its death due to what I will technically term crazy winds.
What makes me sad is that this beautiful tree will now just become paper pulp.
Just a thought, but why not craft this into something awesome -like some incredible furniture?
It just seems like such a waste. I wonder if this kind of timber is just un-useable for anything else?
Pic via the Brisbane times