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KTVB/AP Mike Wolfe and Tyler Harding, who takes about an hour to trim designs on his back.
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This man makes art out of his body hair
Mike Wolfe, 35, has a different look shaved on his back every four months.

WHEN THE TIME comes to have his back shaved, one American man goes for something a little different.

Mike Wolfe, 35, from Idaho, has a different look shaved on his upper back every four months, and the designs are now showcased on a New Year’s calendar, the aptly named 2016 Calend-hair.

Wolfe, an assistant school principal, told KTVB-TV that after years of feeling embarrassed of his body hair, he asked a friend in 2008 to trim an American flag on his back.

They called that first look ‘Am-hair-ica the beautiful’ and the idea for the calendar was born.

Capture July: 'Am-hair-ica the beautiful'

Capture3 August: 'Back-hair to school'

Capture5 October: 'Grimm Reap-hair'

Capture2 December: 'Away in a mang-hair'

“Everybody always makes fun of the guy with back hair. Well now it’s my turn to shine, right?” Mike said.

All designs can be viewed here

Read: A single dad created a class to help other dads style their daughters’ hair

Read: Your New Year’s Eve certainly wasn’t as eventful as this Kildare woman’s

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