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Project by bambamdurocher posted 1083 days ago 2258 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 1083 days ago

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 1083 days ago

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

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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#3 posted 1083 days ago

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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--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#5 posted 1083 days ago

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 1083 days ago

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 1083 days ago

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 1079 days ago

dude… your chainsaw is on fire…

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at:

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#9 posted 968 days ago

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 968 days ago

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

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