Combining his carpentry skills with his love of nature, Patrick Dougherty utilizes primitive techniques of building to experiment with tree saplings as construction material. Since beginning in 1980, Patrick has left his mark with over two hundred massive sculptures all over the world.

Check out more of Patrick’s work here:

Filmed by Gary Tyler Mcleod & Austin Will
Edited by Gary Tyler Mcleod

About the “Inspired By…” video series:

The Pacific Northwest is overflowing with creatives. Everyone from artists and musicians to engineers and architects call Portland home. Immersed in this culture of thinkers and makers, the team at Shwood is constantly drawing inspiration from the artisans that surround us. The “Inspired By…” video series is intended to share some of Shwood’s daily inspiration with others around the globe.

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