The sculpture is made of a solid, rectangular iron frame that appears as the body. This is supported by two legs, and an extra third leg. Three pieces of old oak pierce the body, staggered and pointing in different directions.
They can be interpreted as limbs.
According to an anecdote, Robert Jacobsen felt sorry for the Egtved girl, whose grave is close by, that she should be alone. Therefore, he created Tørskind-man for her.
Incidentally, Jean Clareboudt was preoccupied with life in the area during the Bronze Age.