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Landscaping: Make it a destination
Installation: How to "plant" a peace pole
Ceremonies: Example dedication ceremonies
Translations: Over 160 translations
I make peace poles wider and taller to give them "presence" in order to legitimize the message. I make them out of materials that last for generations. And I continually explore ways to make them better. When trying to balance the war cannon on the courthouse square, it is size, substance and aesthetics that give peace equal weight.
It takes 6 to 10 weeks to make a peace pole depending on the material.
Do It Yourself:
How to make your own peace pole.