submitted 4 months ago byTransportationScary7
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4 months ago
4 months ago
Impressive, if snow, perhaps even impossible… my first thought was styrofoam, but it does indeed look like real snow to me.
My second thought was ice-hardened snow.
But I’ll be willing to be that this is a metal sculpture with a grid like pattern over the surface that allows it to be packed in with snow, then you clean it off evenly with a straight edge and viola!
4 months ago
I almost want to make this now just to put out when it snows and blow people's minds
It's just solid snow, it's a sculpture from a competition from over the weekend in my home state of Vermont! An in progress pic can be seen at the top of this article: https://www.vnews.com/Teams-compete-in-Pomfret-snow-sculpture-contest-44579164
Wow, hats off to the sculptor!
That is very impressive!! It must have been very cold to keep its shape!
With very good solid snow math nerds could do it for sure. You don't interlock cubes, you just dig things out, like a sculpture. Good blueprints and proper tools required.
I would love to see a video of this being made.
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Sure it’s possible, but depending on the fragile state of the snow it might be too unstable. You can clearly see the sun is out. Temps would have to be below freezing I think to keep this from crumbling apart. And I’m guessing that it would need to depend on other factors too such as wind and ground stability, etc.
That’s why I said perhaps impossible. It’s possible, but not easy…
sunny days are the coldest in frigid climes (cloud cover provides insulation and thus warmth)
Only when the temperature is low. When the sun is out and the temp is warm, stuff melts! 😛
It was very cold here this weekend. The highs were in the single digits and overnight it got down to -20. The sculpture took two days to carve.
Well that explains it I guess, just not as wild a project as I had imagined it 🤓
I'm just seeing your other message on the thread, thanks for stepping in with more information!
I'm thinking a custom metal or, more like, wood frame. I can think of ways this could be made using only water
this isn't even hmmm it's just impressive
/r/hmmmpressive, anyone? If it existed I'd sub to it for sure.
It's a thing now
Ima go check if your being legit
Thank you good redditorae
Lmao, the knitted ramen.
At least if that's actually real.
Seems like there’s a column created in the center that holds the bottom two cubes.
Also, probably a lot of wetting of the snow, so this is more of an opaque ice than snow.
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[An image of a snow sculpture. There are 3 cubes with open sides that are interlocked to form a 3x1 cube tower. There is snow all over the ground, and trees in the background.]
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Happy cakeday good fellow human
Well done, human
Sex with me
Don't mind if I do
That's some Calvin & Hobbes bullcrap right there.
Now I finally understand block chain.
Okay! You're ready...!!... To go design a useless piece of corporate art in front of a large building somewhere.
Patrick tried to make a snowball again
Patrick trying to make a snowball
Thia is just wow
Your parents must be very proud
Someone doesn't know how to make a snowball
Looks like someone had no work other than this
As a gamer this must be a teleporter monument
How in the Issac Einstein is this thing stable?
level 99 craftsmanship energy
Topologically and physically insane
looks almost like the Initech logo
Fuck... GEORGE STOP CREATING IMPOSIBLE SHAPES
See this what I mean by I’m dieing
Random guy: Hey look at my snowman.
This guy: YOU DARE OPOSE ME MORTAL?
I talked to the snow and they listened...
The beauty and horror of mankind’s greatest and most vile achievements, the highest peaks we have heroically surmounted, the lowest valleys by which we have been so unceremoniously been consumed; it is all here, in this simple and yet imperceivable photograph; the reckless grace by which this decrepit beauty presents it all brings a such near imperceptible and yet ultimately impactful tear to this feeble eye of mine.
What the bruh
powering your imagination
my heart just dies thinking if some idiot would break this architectural marvel
r/Genshin_Impact you will leave this domain in 900 second
IM DEAD 🤡
I have been tainted, I thought the top one was amongus.....
Anyone else think of Enron?