Sidney, British Columbia, Canada: Big Wooden Scuba Diver

The diver is realistically carved from a single tree -- not with a chainsaw -- and posed head-down as if diving into the deep.

2537 Beacon Ave., Sidney, BC, Canada
On the waterfront, between the Sidney Waterfront Inn and Sidney harbor. Just south of Beacon Ave. and the Sidney Pier.
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Scuba diver sculpture.

Big Wooden Scuba Diver

According to its plaque, the diver was carved from a single, 80-foot tall standing red cedar tree by Alan C. Porter in the mid-1980s, then donated to the town by the Hotel Sidney [now the Sidney Waterfront Inn and Spa].

[David Kamada, 08/08/2012]

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