Chainsaw Frog - rough to complete

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Project by 3DBMe posted 04-24-2008 10:05 PM 3685 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I used a 4’ piece of fallen Alderwood to create this ‘happy frog’.

It’s one of my most popular pieces and my wife loves it.

I can’t believe I never posted a finished so long ago.


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#1 posted 04-24-2008 10:12 PM

Looks like a happy little tree frog.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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Paul M

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#2 posted 04-24-2008 10:21 PM

Amazing, I wish I could do something like this, but alas I am too linear.

-- Paul from New England "No man is a failure who is enjoying life". William Feather

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#3 posted 04-24-2008 10:46 PM

I love it. Some day I hope to learn to carve like that

-- making sawdust....

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#4 posted 04-24-2008 10:54 PM

This was my first Chainsaw carving after my 1 week class.

I’m very happy with it.


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#5 posted 04-25-2008 01:44 AM

Now that is really neat… I agree with Paul M, wish I could do it, but I tend to think in linear motions, square corners, equal measurements… you’ve done a great job!

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

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#6 posted 04-25-2008 03:20 AM

Thanks guys.

I too am a linear guy when necessary but after you smell chainsaw fumes for a while the lines sort of get twisted! ;)


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#7 posted 04-25-2008 03:35 AM

Amazing! Never thought of a frog for chain saw carving. You have really captured some great features. From the back It brought back images of Gollum from Lord of the Rings. Nicely done.

-- Michael, Fort Worth, TX. "I wood if I could!"

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#8 posted 04-25-2008 03:39 AM

I like it, very original.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#9 posted 04-25-2008 03:54 AM

Very nice. The details are really good for a chainsaw. I admire your work because I know I couldn’t do anything that small with a chainsaw.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#10 posted 04-25-2008 12:34 PM

Another nice piece. I really appreciate looking at these.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#11 posted 04-25-2008 02:54 PM

your first? after one week of classes?
I was impressed when I saw the piece.. and with that information WOW.

This is JUST too cute for words. What a wonderful addition to a yard.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#12 posted 04-30-2008 04:45 AM

awesome, wish it was sitting in my yard.

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#13 posted 05-11-2008 12:47 PM

yeah WOW!

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#14 posted 12-29-2008 08:19 AM

I’ve always wanted to try chainsaw art. Alas my upper body strength will mean I would more likely be carving a limb off my body rather than a log. Truely nice piece of work.

-- The wood slayer - Yes dear I did plan to make more kindling out of that wood I have been drying for the last year - honest!

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#15 posted 12-29-2008 06:54 PM

Wow that is one great lawn ornament.I love it.Nice job for your first try.

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

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