6 foot Black Bear Carving

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Here is a life size 6 foot tall black bear I carved over the summer with chainsaws and various other power tools,
along with a woodspirit abstract as well
tim with 6ft bear sideview

Thanks for checking them out! -Tim

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#1 posted 01-21-2009 05:55 AM

Great Looking Bear!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 01-21-2009 06:48 AM


-- Ted, TX or PA

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#3 posted 01-21-2009 06:59 AM

Very nice, enough to make someone look twice to make sure it isn’t real.


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#4 posted 01-21-2009 03:29 PM

Wow! Love the bear! Great job!

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#5 posted 01-21-2009 03:51 PM

Chainsaw carvers have to be some really patient people. Every chainsaw i’ve ever owned is a @#% to start and an even bigger one to keep running. You’ve apparently figured it out. Nice bear!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#6 posted 01-21-2009 03:55 PM

Really nice job on that bear Tim.The other carving is unique and cool to.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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#7 posted 01-23-2009 03:09 AM

That bear is awesome!! Great job…

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#8 posted 01-23-2009 04:49 AM

Well Done Great Lookin Bear

-- Jim, Kentucky

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Jiri Parkman

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#9 posted 01-26-2009 10:09 AM

The bear is perfect.

-- Jiri

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#10 posted 01-27-2009 05:45 PM

well done! well done… both projects are superb. (and fun!)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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John in SD

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#11 posted 01-30-2009 11:33 PM

Great looking stuff, Tim…...........keep ‘em commin’

-- Life used to be soooo much simpler!!!!

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#12 posted 01-31-2009 12:29 AM

I like the bear and the guy above looks like me on a cold and frosty morning.LOLAlistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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Jiri Parkman

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#13 posted 08-25-2010 01:39 PM

Nice work.

-- Jiri

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