Chainsaw Carving: The Art & Craft, 2nd
Author: Hal Macintosh
Author(s): Hal Macintosh
Page Count: 168
Type: Soft Cover
Product Code: 7704
-See life-size carvings of animals and people being created with chainsaws!
Chainsaw carving competitions are becoming popular at logging events across the nation. Many state and local fairs now feature chainsaw carving demonstrations. Author and artist Hal MacIntosh has gathered a number of photos of works in progress from the North Eastern Chainsaw Carving Championship held each year in upstate New York.
-Leaf through pages of beautiful finished pieces by the top chainsaw artists in the country.
The works of 23 chainsaw carvers are featured in this book. You’ll find that everything imaginable can be created by a skilled chainsaw artisan – from glass-topped tables to stately bed frames, from old world Santa’s to beautiful mermaids, from attacking grizzlies to soaring eagles. The Author has even used a chainsaw to carve a life-sized wooden replica of Ronald McDonald.
-Learn how to make your own chainsaw art.
What chainsaw should I use Are there different chainsaw carving bars available Where do I start The author answers all your questions with a section on chainsaw basics. Step-by-step projects show you how to create “scratch drawings,” relief and pierced relief carvings, step cut carvings, life-sized three-dimensional carvings and totem poles.
-Find out how a chainsaw can make you money.
The author has been running his own successful chainsaw carving business, Timbercrafts, for more than a decade. He shares with you some of his biggest projects and tips for making chainsaw carving your main source of income.
Hal MacIntosh made his first chainsaw carving-a wooden goose decoy-in the mid-1960s. Since then, he has published two books (The Tree Climbers Guide Book and The Chain Saw Craft ….