Edmonton Dad Builds Ice Castle Out of Tens of Thousands of Icicles

Brent Christensen and his team of ice farmers intend to make the glacial palace 30 feet tall with an ice slide!
1:53 | 12/17/15

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This ice castle is the brainchild of Brent Christiansen. His big idea grew out of something he built for his little daughter home and you taught six years ago one year just out of sheer. Curiosity I thought I'd try to make a nice work with spring water and using the ice and snow and and developed into this process that we use now I'm here we are in Edmonton he's had groups of people working for weeks on this icy project. The secret to building ice castle is here where these icicles are made on special racks after they. Become a certain size are taken off and put on to the castle themselves. And then watered again to make them grow that's why the people that bill this ice castle have been called ice farmers. We plant them in the waters neighbor also ours I guess rice farmers. I. Kennedy 101000 icicles produce greatly takes a lot of water Italy's vote ten million gallons two. To build the castle but the good news is urges borrowing. It'll melt the BB chlorinated return to the river so it's it's it's a good use in nickname the great film event. Families and everyone else will be able to enjoy it Cassel looks similar to this month. Christians and steam built in Minnesota but there is still way better way to go here. None of the arch ways have been built yet none of tunnels have been able to get uniform yet. So we're probably. About half way there but Christians and says it will only take a few more weeks to turn these icicles in the capital. Could reach thirty feet tall ice slide tunnels waterfall. At the did you get a get a good crop bicycles usually hey that's the thing very reliable. Yeah yeah. Grammy LC giving his evidence.

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