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No Deku Trees Were Harmed In The Making Of These Laser-Cut Wooden Hyrule Maps

by Wayne Stainrook on Jul 30, 2014 at 09:34 AM

For many Legend of Zelda fans, the many caverns, hills, and rivers of Hyrule have been etched into our memories. Now, one artist has etched Ocarina of Time's world map into wood slab for your viewing pleasure.

From the minds of graphic designer Alex Griendling and Neutral Ground, the 24 by 18 inch map faithfully recreates all of Hyrule, with landmarks and items denoted in Hylian scripture. Griendling wrote on his website that he revisited Ocarina of Time on 3DS to meticulously illustrate every detail (even going so far as to fill in the areas obscured by high walls with trees and mountains), passing on the finished product to Neutral Ground to engrave in wood.

A limited set of this entry in Neutral Ground's Woodlands series is available for purchase on its website for $195 each (the first run has sold out, but there will be another). The wood even has a keyhole slot for mounting on your wall.

For more Zelda-themed artistry, check out a talented Lego artist's homage to the series and another artist's take on a Legend of Zelda movie poster.