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Chainsaw heart.
Thank you for letting us stay in your house.

This summer I had the fortune to have a wonderful week in the summerhouse of some friends.
As a favor back I cut down some fallen trees and made firewood for the winter.
But I also had my first go on chainsaw sculptures, perhaps primitive, but full of heart.

Pictures:
1. MaFe trying to master the chainsaw.
2. A tour in the local forest gave a good harvest for the dinner.
3. Here the final result, I am happy and think it will bring some warm smiles.
4. Also bread by the fire.
5. And a well-deserved dinner.
6. The wonderful house in the North of Jutland


The heart seen from the path.


Evening light by the coast of Jutland.

I hope this could be to some inspiration.

Best thoughts,

MaFe

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 484 days ago

A fun chain saw heart.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Brit

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#2 posted 484 days ago

So you carved a heart and then ate a hearty meal. Nice! Another first for Mads. Stay well my friend.

Beautiful sunset by the way.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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rdlaurance

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#3 posted 484 days ago

A touching momento of a wonderful stay, that will be reminding and warming hearts for years to come.

Well done, my friend. That is really the way that life should be lived!

-- Rick, south Sweden

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bko

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#4 posted 484 days ago

Love the heart! The bread-on-a-stick we call “bannock” which is also sometimes cooked in skillet—it’s a Boy Scout tradition here. Nice sunset too!

-Brian

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SPalm

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#5 posted 484 days ago

Nice.
And they look like chanterelle mushrooms from here. Nummy.

I am inspired.
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Bagtown

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#6 posted 484 days ago

A nice reminder of warmer days.

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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lew

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#7 posted 484 days ago

That sunset picture says it all. Could not have had a more perfect end to such a perfect day.

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

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shipwright

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#8 posted 484 days ago

The carving is a good first effort Mads, but the dinner looks world class.
Chanterelles are just about my favorite wild mushroom (well there are porcini)
I just love to see a man enjoying his life and you excel at that.

“best thoughts”

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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Brandon

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#9 posted 484 days ago

Warm thoughts your way!

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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Don W

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#10 posted 484 days ago

yep, those chain saws do work up an appetite.

-- There is nothing like the sound of a well tuned hand plane. - http://timetestedtools.wordpress.com (timetestedtools at hotmail dot c0m)

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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 484 days ago

Beautiful remembrance of your stay!!............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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grizzman

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#12 posted 484 days ago

what a great trip that was, and we know you ate well, and are on your way to becoming a real woodsman….....

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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peteg

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#13 posted 484 days ago

Ahhh mads, life is good for you right now, what a great inspirational setting no wonder your creative juices ran wild :)
best thoughts
Pete

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

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TrBlu

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#14 posted 484 days ago

Nice sculpture there Mads. Looks like you had a nice visit.

Just one comment: Put the visor down when using the chainsaw. That sucker can mess you up.

-- The more I work with wood the more I recognize only God can make something as beautiful as a tree. I hope my humble attempts at this craft do justice by His masterpiece. -- Tim

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MichaelA

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#15 posted 484 days ago

Great sculpture Mads and priceless experience. Doesn’t get much better than this!!!! Thanks for sharing this adventure and inspiration!!!!!!!

-- 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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