The sculpture is cast in outdoor quality limestone composite material, resembling natural stone in every respect to weight, color, and texture. This version of Man Carving his Own Destiny is particularly special as it dates to Polasek’s “post-stroke period,” when he overcame great physical handicaps in chiseling this magnificent sculpture. This is a resounding testament to the power of the individual spirit and the attainment of the “American Dream.” Shown in a natural white limestone, color may be added to the stone slurry to create a requested color. and date. The patina is available in an array of colors.