my timed 4 min 32second chainsaw carving

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Project by wizzardofwood posted 09-08-2010 05:12 AM 1836 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

the is a gate post for Silver Spring Day Schools entrance gate carved in under 5 min i used the method in my book
so you thought you couldn’t cut it,,,, a beginners guide to woodcarving

-- wizzardofwood..... "ITS MY JOB TO AMAZE YOU"

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#1 posted 09-08-2010 05:59 AM

This is incredible that this can be done that quick! I am impressed.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#2 posted 09-08-2010 07:35 AM

This is way cool!

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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#3 posted 09-08-2010 08:24 AM

Dude, that’s cool. WTG on the speed carving.

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#4 posted 09-08-2010 12:43 PM

It would take me 4.32 days to start the saw. What a talent you have!! :)

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#5 posted 09-08-2010 02:06 PM


I sure hope you didn’t charge by the hour!

Incredible work.


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#6 posted 09-08-2010 02:10 PM

lol that would be a sweet price for the 15 ft dragon im doing but im loving life as well doing what is my passion

-- wizzardofwood..... "ITS MY JOB TO AMAZE YOU"

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#8 posted 09-08-2010 09:16 PM

That be cool! I would love to try it. Well, I have actually but my chainsaw is way too big for this kind of thing.
I suppose you use a pretty small one?

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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#9 posted 09-08-2010 09:23 PM

Oh Sooo COOOL!

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#10 posted 09-08-2010 09:26 PM

ill see if i cant get a vistep by on the next one….speed carving at its best lol

-- wizzardofwood..... "ITS MY JOB TO AMAZE YOU"

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#11 posted 09-08-2010 09:33 PM

or you can buy my book ….lol

-- wizzardofwood..... "ITS MY JOB TO AMAZE YOU"

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#12 posted 09-08-2010 09:35 PM

That’s a nice carving for having taken only 4 and a half minutes. Great work.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#13 posted 09-09-2010 08:29 PM

really superb work for that kind of time.

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#14 posted 09-10-2010 04:24 AM

Jim wizardofwood my hats off to you I was so interested in your project. I gave it a whirl I used my husky 365 with a 2’ bar and tried this project. After 2 tries all I could come up with was cousin it of the adams family or a 8” artillery round for a howitzer and I took a good 7 minutes at that. Nice job you are truley a wizard.

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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#15 posted 07-14-2011 10:30 PM my book

-- wizzardofwood..... "ITS MY JOB TO AMAZE YOU"

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