Carving a niche into tree trunks using a very large lathe and chainsaws (Star Tribune article)

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Blog entry by Craig55 posted 04-10-2009 04:49 AM 1020 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Found an article on the Star Tribune web site.
Very interesting what Virgil can do with logs!

Edina, Minnesota artist Virgil Leih uses a chainsaw and a very large lathe capable of turning 2,000 pound logs.

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#1 posted 04-10-2009 05:16 AM

Craig, Thanks for the link. This guy does fantastic work. Very innovative.

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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#2 posted 04-10-2009 12:47 PM

wow now that’s insperation thanks for the link craig, another local doing it right,
Wooley, river falls,wi

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#3 posted 04-11-2009 03:12 AM

Very interesting reading about Viirgil and his 1917 Oliver 8,000 lb. lathe. I also checked out his 10 min video.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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