Going through some old files on my mac I came across these photos from 10 years ago when I was studying Sculpture ..... wish I had the time and space to work on big pieces like this again.
Above: I got my hands on a half tonne chunk of 250 year old Oak and got to work with a chainsaw.
The final product was was 5'6" (same height as myself) and finished with copper.
The above piece was actually just a mock up made in plaster on a metal frame but made to look like bronze. Again this was pretty big and actually fairly comfortable to sit into!