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Artist Elvig, Glenn
Title Wait a Minute Dad
Date 1989/ /
Material Laguered mahagany, steel saw
Height (in) 36
Width (in) 20
Length (in) 56
Credit line The Center for Art in Wood Museum Collection, Donated by the Artist
Accession Number 1995.01.01.054G
Object ID Number 1995.01.01.054
Object Number OBJ 83
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Signed Name Glenn S. Elvig
Sig Loc Engraved on bottom
Inscription Text Engraved: Glenn S. Elvig 1989
Notes Glenn Elvig departs from his characteristic light-hearted subjects to create a statement about forest destruction. The saw is rendered useless by being cut in half. The turned wood piece represents the tree. Black was chosen to highlight the form rather than the detail.