The Tail of A Stone Carver's Dream
From: Lori Ann Brass
Tim Dibble has waited his whole life to work full-time as a sculptor. Now, at 65, he's finally doing what he wants. In his rustic workshop on Cape Cod, he's carving his biggest project yet -- a whale tail from a 6-ton slab of white marble.
Host Intro: In the center of Cape Cod, a whale tail is emerging from a block of
marble. It’s sculptor, Tim Dibble, is a fixture around Brewster. Lori Ann Brass stopped by his workshop.
(Sound of chiseling)
Lori Ann Brass (LAB): Tim Dibble’s waited his whole life to work fulltime as a sculptor. Now he’s 65 and he’s finally doing what he wants – working fulltime as an artist.
LAB: Tim’s carving his biggest project yet. It’s a whale tail from a six ton slab of white marble. The sculpture is still in the early stages, but you can easily imagine it – diving into the water – flukes up.
Tim Dibble: The whale’s tail, the fluke part of the tail is such an amazing thing to look at. For one thing, it’s the biggest muscle in the universe.
LAB: Tim climbs the staging that surrounds the stone. The block of marble is nearly 10 feet – about as tall as an elep...
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Intro and OutroINTRO:
In the center of Cape Cod, a whale tail is emerging from a block of marble. It's sculptor, Tim Dibble, is a fixture around the town of Brewster. Lori Ann Brass stopped by his workshop.OUTRO:
That was Lori Ann Brass, reporting from Brewster, Massachusetts on Cape Cod.