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Mind-Blowing: “Ordinary” Piece Of Wood Hides Beautiful Fairy Castle Within.

A two-photo collage. The first shows an elderly man with a white beard smiling as he holds out what looks like a normal piece of wood. The second photo shows a close up of that same man holding the same piece of wood except now it's the base of a fairy castle.

There are countless natural wonders to appreciate in our world. But there’s also plenty of beautiful things to admire that are man-made! Seriously, the level of creativity and talent that some folks have can be mind-blowing — so much so, it sometimes feels as though magic actually exists. Take, for example, the fairy castle this person made out of a piece of wood.

In the video showcasing this decorative work of art, a man seems to be holding an ordinary piece of wood. But then, in one swift motion, he reveals that there’s so much more to the bark than meets the eye. In the blink of an eye, it transforms into the base of an intricate fairy castle.

@artofplay Hidden fairy castle in a log. Amazing woodwork. #magic #illusion #woodworking #amazingvideo ♬ Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!(Edit) – Scotty & Wilcox

I don’t know about you, but the first time I watched this video, I had to do a double take! From the looks of it, there seems to be no way this piece of art can exist. Luckily, other folks who have made similar pieces have taken the time to give us insight into the magic behind these puzzling pieces.

Ordinary Piece of Wood Transforms Into Fairy Castle

Although the wood pieces made to create these castles aren’t very thick, they’re still large enough to secretly house these hidden elements. This can be seen in the video below.

As you can see, the closer you look at the wood, the more you can see the outline for the hidden castles. I can’t imagine the time and effort it takes in order to create something so beautifully detailed. Shout out to all of the clever, creative folks who help make our world a bit more magical!

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