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Burleson, Texas: Jesus Carved in Tree Trunk (Gone)

Jesus and an unidentified baby, carved from a big tree stump by local artist Pete McCaskill. More professional than most chainsaw Jesuses. Bugs eventually got to it, and it was gone in 2023.

Jesus is on the south edge of town, on the east side of S. Dobson St., just south of Booger Creek on the south side of the Open Door Church. He's set back a bit from the road. BONUS: The animals are on the north side of FM 917, just outside of Joshua, headed west towards Godley.
Nov. 2023: reported gone

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Carved J.

Jesus Carved in Tree Trunk

I knocked on the door of the house next to the tree. Owner was very nice and explained the history. He is happy to share the tree with others.

[Jerry Day, 12/05/2015]

Carved stump Jesus.

Jesus Carved in Tree Trunk

Local artist Pete McCaskill has carved some tree stumps into amazing pieces of art! Jesus is located just behind Open Door Church near Old Town Burleson. He has also carved some pretty cool animals outside of a private residence off of FM 917 (visible from the road). He uses a chainsaw and a rotary power grinder.

[Rina Ramos, 12/11/2014]

Jesus and his... baby?

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