Get inspired to become a chainsaw artisan with this guide to chainsaw basics. Step-by-step projects show you how to create relief and pierced relief carvings, step-cut carvings and life-sized three-dimensional carvings, plus totem poles, benches, planters and fire wood holders. Expanded edition with new projects.
Get inspired to create your own chalnsaw art with the help of author and artist Hal MacIntosh as he guides you through the chainsaw basics and step-by-step projects that show you how to create "scratch drawings," relief and pierced relief carvings, step-cut carvings, life-sized three-dimensional carvings, and totem poles. An extended photo gallery features the works of 23 chainsaw carvers, and this expanded edition includes new projects with detailed line drawings that show you how to make eight craft projects out of one log, as well as benches, planters, and fire wood holders. You'll find that everything imaginable can be created by a skilled chainsaw artisan-glass-topped tables, stately bed frames, old-world Santas, soaring eagles and more.