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Bob King’s Chainsaw Carving Workings

Bob King’s Chainsaw Carving Workings

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Bob King's Chainsaw Carving Workings. Chainsaw carving is a very dangerous craft, and yet, Bob King could make fascinating carvings through that method. He competes in many chainsaw sculpting competitions locally in Washington state, and overseas. See what else this professional carver can do at his site here. Chainsaw Carving Workings About Bob King Since I was a kid I have been using a chainsaw to help my dad cut firewood to help heat our home. Later, I continued this for my own family. As time went on I found myself drawn to this thing called chainsaw carving by some of the local artists who displayed their bears and stuff at the local fairgrounds. A friend of mine whom I worked with offered to give me a cedar log to try this new thing out on. I accepted the offer and there it s...
Rob Heard’s Bough Houses Workings

Rob Heard’s Bough Houses Workings

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Rob Heard's Bough Houses Workings. Rob Heard has produced a captivating set of ‘Bough Houses’ made of. His houses are around 6 feet tall, each with detailed walkways and a huge variety of delicately designed components. Check Rob Heard’s site here. About Rob Heard I began my career working with wood, making elaborate wooden playground equipment, pirate ships and tree houses for children. After injuring my wrist. I scaled down the size of my creations, producing a series of unique Bough House sculptures. Which were adored by both adults and children and shipped all over the world. In 2013 a serious accident In 2013 a serious accident left me with limited mobility and continuous pain in my right arm. A very dark chapter ensued as I contemplated how I would be able to continue art...
Mike Rea’s Wooden Technology Workings

Mike Rea’s Wooden Technology Workings

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Wooden Technology Workings - Mike Rea’s sculpture pieces are generally represented with materials like steel and glass. Check Mike Rea’s site here. The Time Machine - 2006 - by Michael Rea He carves robot suits, space shuttles, artillery guns and time machines from lumber. Rea has conflated the notions of working hard and playing hard for over a decade with his bombastic wooden sculptures. Replicated and reinvented moments of cinematic horror, science fiction, comedy and drama intermingle with memory to form bizarre personal narratives. Over the years, each uncanny conglomeration of familiar objects and themes has both thrilled and confounded audiences. A Prosthetic Suit For Stephen Hawking With Japanese Steel - 2007 - by Mike Rea Pieces seem to be inspired by science movies. M...
Caricature Carvings by Phil Bishop

Caricature Carvings by Phil Bishop

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About Phil Bishop Caricature carvings by Phil Bishop. Bishop is a full-time caricature carver from Elk City, Oklahoma. He can design some of the most amusing group carvings of any figure. Here are the some of the many lovely caricatures Phil has created. Find more of his depictions of life from his contact info: Contact info: Bishops Woodcarving 1123 West 6th Street Elk City, OK 73644 (580) 225-3109 bishop7333@sbcglobal.net Phil became a member of the Caricature Carvers of America in 1998, Emeritus member in 2006, and active member again in 2010. Tip: Phil’s advice to caricature carvers is stretch your imagination to the limit and love what you do.
Wooden Toy Vehicles

Wooden Toy Vehicles

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Wooden Toy Vehicles. This wooden carved vehicle models looks to have been handcrafted and has a naive appeal. Great for display in a kid's room or study. Not intended as a toy but would make a unique vehicle themed decor feature. Wooden vehicles taken to a level you almost wouldn't want to play with, although it is strongly suggested that you do! Wooden Toy Vehicles Without the use of stains or dyes, naturaly contrasting hardwoods are used to make this fast-back a long lasting and robust thing of beauty. Each vehicle is cut to shape and all edges rounded over. Afterwards the entire piece is obsessively hand sanded smooth then given multiple coats of child safe toy shellac for a lustrous shine that will last for years of fun or display!
Top 5 Examples Of Tree Carving Art – June 2017

Top 5 Examples Of Tree Carving Art – June 2017

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Top 5 Examples Of Tree Carving Art - June 2017 Tree carving is a form of woodworking by means of a cutting tool, resulting in a wooden figure or in the sculptural ornamentation of a wooden object. The making of Tree Carving Art has been extremely widely practiced, but survives much less well than the other main materials such as stone and bronze, as it is vulnerable to decay, insect damage, and fire. Wood is light and can take very fine detail so it is highly suitable for masks and other sculpture intended to be worn or carried. tree_carving_art_june_2017 Many of the most important sculptures of China and Japan in particular are in wood. Here are some of the most gorgeous examples of tree carving: More: https://www.instagram.com/thewoodworkingenthusiasts/