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Chainsaw Carving: The Art and Craft

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Part Number:9781565237704
Long considered one of woodcraft's more interesting (and more dangerous) parlor tricks, chainsaw carving is familiar to most people. However, until now there has been very little, if any, how-to information for beginners unfortunate for such a potentially risky craft. MacIntosh, a professional chainsaw carver since the 1960s, shows how to select and care for a saw and how to complete a number of basic cuts. He offers step-by-step instructions for making a life-sized heron, a bear's head, and a three-dimensional log cabin scene. The colorful gallery showing the work of MacIntosh and a number of other artists is striking in both its beauty and its diversity. There is a short but pragmatic section on safety. This fascinating title will round out large public library collections.

Author: Hal Mackintosh
8 1/2" x 11", 140 pages, soft cover, 2001