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Project by bambamdurocher posted 08-10-2011 12:16 AM 2776 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a carving i did at another show we were invited to in Dunham Qc. Its a piece of cherry wood, I really didnt know what I wanted exept for the head the rest just kinda happened I hope you enjoy this piece and I have many more to come in the future, have a great day.

-- BAM BAM Durocher,

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#1 posted 08-10-2011 12:20 AM

Is this a performance piece? Is there a result to the process? I can say I’ve never chainsaw’d while the wood was on fire!

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#2 posted 08-10-2011 12:20 AM

that looks awesome….just one thing crosses my mind… oily chain linked to fire hmmm?

-- M.K.

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#3 posted 08-10-2011 12:52 AM

Some guys are hot, but that’s just showin’ off! Must have been a devil to carve!

-- Andrew, Orange County, CA -

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#4 posted 08-10-2011 02:29 AM


--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#5 posted 08-10-2011 03:11 AM

I’m reading the expressions on the faces in the crowd. One or two are waiting for the gas-powered chain saw to
meet a flame.
Seriously, you think this is safe enough? Don’t want that name to become boomboomdurocher.

-- Jay in Changsha

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#6 posted 08-10-2011 04:35 AM

I honestly can’t think of anything cooler than using a chainsaw to carve a piece of burning wood. Seriously.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#7 posted 08-10-2011 05:24 AM

Smooookkkiin, wow no wonder you got his hair standin on end in pic #6
That’s a hell of a way to get an audience man, :))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#8 posted 08-14-2011 06:42 PM

dude… your chainsaw is on fire…

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#9 posted 12-03-2011 07:21 PM

That’s a really cool technique. I like the contrast between burnt wood and fresh cut wood. My question is what brought it about? Where did “let me carve up this burning tree” come from? I can’t argue with the results, it just seems so out there. I know a lot of folks will hound you about the safety of the process. I will assume you have thought it through and ask what do you use to burn the wood and do you wear anything to keep the smoke from your eyes and lungs.

I look forward to seeing more of these

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#10 posted 12-03-2011 07:42 PM

Not that is just too sweet! I see some fiery woodworking in my future…

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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