Chainsaw wood carving has grown into a very popular art form. Enthusiasts enjoy meeting to compete and show thousands of spectators how they can produce dynamically detailed carvings.
Many artists have had their works commissioned by museums, parks, malls, business interests or even to hold a place of prominence in someone’s backyard.
When wood carving typically suggests delicately detailed work using tiny hand tools, it makes the idea of carving with a chainsaw seem brutish and exaggerated, until you see it done.
If your interest has been stirred, I’ve got 10 helpful tips and tricks for beginners who are interested in chainsaw wood carving