Art of Chainsaw Carving

Art of Chainsaw Carving

Insights and Inspiration From Top Carvers Around the World

Book - 2014
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"Presents a comprehensive introduction to chainsaw carving as an art form through 22 portraits of significant chainsaw carvers, information about the history of the art, a step-by-step section on chainsaw carving a chair, and information about chainsaw carving events"--
" Excitement, danger, and beauty are just three of the essential elements of chainsaw carving. This creative woodcarving method is capturing the attention of a growing number of artists and enthusiasts. International chainsaw competitions and performances, attended by large crowds, are helping to promote chainsaw carving as a highly respected art form that resides in a class by itself. Award-winning chainsaw sculptor Jessie Groeschen takes an insider's look at the people whose talents, styles, and personalities make chainsaw carving so fascinating. With new artist profiles and colorful new photographs, this is the story of the fearless men and women who are carving out a contemporary art form for all to enjoy. Art of Chainsaw Carving, Second Edition presents the diversity and achievements of this stylish art, from its early pioneers to today's innovative urban wood recovery projects. Readers will also find step-by-step instructions on how to carve a beautiful Sun, Moon, Bear Chair. Demonstrated by the author, this project reveals the fascinating process of using a chainsaw to unlock the raw and natural beauty of wood"--
Publisher: East Petersburg, PA :, Fox Chapel Publishing,, [2014]
Edition: Second edition
ISBN: 9781565238404
Characteristics: 207 pages ; 28 cm

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