Watch A Dude Make Dragon Ball's Goku From Wood

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Workshop Au Lac Wood Art does highly-detailed, traditional wood carvings in its native Vietnam. Instead of watching artisans carve a Buddhist deity, let’s watch one make a Goku!


But first, take a moment to appreciate the artisan’s skills and dedication:


Incredible, no? Below, those skills are brought to bear in creating this Goku wood carving.

Blessed with lush forests, Vietnam has long been famous for its wood carvings. Typical sculptures, however, are often religious and seeing that tradition applied to Dragon Ball is fascinating. 

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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Iron Man's Pants

Awesome work .... but his Super Saiyan thumbnails are gross.