Get inspired to create your own chainsaw art!
- Extended photo gallery featuring the works of 23 chainsaw carvers including author Hal MacIntosh, Pat McVay, Dennis Roghair, Mark Tyoe, and more
- Chainsaw basics from saw chain to drive sprockets, plus history, charts, and a chainsaw model gallery
- Chainsaw carving how-to for line drawing, shallow relief, pierced relief, silhouette relief, and step cutting
- Design notes include ideas and tips for carving the human shape, dogs, bears, and other wildlife, plus chainsaw crafts and a handy log weight chart
Get inspired to become a chainsaw artisan with this guide to chainsaw basics!
Inside Chainsaw Carving: The Art and Craft, author and artist Hal MacIntosh guides you through 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 of animals and people, and totem poles.
Discover the artistic side of the chainsaw with an extended photo gallery that features the works of 23 chainsaw carvers. You'll leaf through over 60 pages dedicated to beautiful finished pieces by the top chainsaw artists and shops across the country.
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 firewood holders.
With Chainsaw Carving: The Art and Craft, 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!