‘Shawshank Redemption’ Famous Oak Tree Goin’ Bougie … $65k Upgrade
The old oak tree from “The Shawshank Redemption” is still getting busy living … now as a piece of fancy furniture made for a superfan.
Brian McNeal, owner of Natural Wood Mirrors, tells TMZ … he’s been working with the owners of the famous movie tree to craft a table for a potential buyer from Toronto who loves the film, and already has 2 smaller tables made from the oak.
We’re told the guy dropped over $24k total on the 2 tables, but wanted to take it to another level for the third piece in the set, and gave McNeal a $65,000 budget to work with. As you can see … he’s making the most of it.
McNeal says he’s using a product called EcoPoxy to encase the wood for the table’s surface, and also used a branch from the tree to create the table’s base. The centerpiece includes stills from the classic film — including shots of Andy and Red — and reads, “crafted from The Shawshank Oak Tree.”
“The Shawshank Redemption” will be celebrating its 25th anniversary later this year, and the Ohio State