Saturday, June 7, 2008

Apis Mellifera Gigantica?

I drove past this house wandering around in central Tucson the other day. Wow, sure wouldn't want to run into these bees! *smile* Looks like huge pieces of honeycomb, but of stone.

I have no idea what or where or why the holes were created. My guess is that someone has a really boring job -- you know, same old drill at work every day; other employees with a holier than thou attitude; loud rock music in the background all day; trying to stay focused on the light at the end of the tunnel.

Seriously though, my best guess, and only a guess, is that maybe these are from boring out round blanks that are then cut sideways into round coasters like I sometimes see in stores?

Anyone have any ideas?

1 comment:

  1. Very Belatedly, as I've just now ready your question - I believe you are correct.
    I have a very small chunk of sandstone with a hole drilled out - and then the end was filled with concrete.
    Now it's a planter outside my front door.


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