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Project by Rob W posted 04-15-2013 03:06 PM 1138 views 3 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This weekend’s project.

Unfortunately, he seems to be quickly developing a split personality…

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!, http://www.witzkewood.com





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RussInMichigan

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#1 posted 04-15-2013 03:24 PM

Looks good, Rob.

Splits go along with the territory.

I’ve always wanted to see a chainsaw carving of a bear using a chainsaw. Have you ever seen one?

Russ

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jap

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#2 posted 04-15-2013 03:32 PM

chainsawn bears are sweet,

-- Joel

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#3 posted 04-15-2013 03:33 PM

Very nice looking bear. Good job of carving and painting.

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#4 posted 04-15-2013 03:34 PM

This bear looks great. It shows a lot of skill with the chainsaw.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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#5 posted 04-15-2013 03:36 PM

Looks like a fun project.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Rob W

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#6 posted 04-15-2013 05:16 PM

Thanks for the comments.

No, Russ, I can’t say that I’ve ever seen one of those myself.

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!, http://www.witzkewood.com

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Woodbridge

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#7 posted 04-15-2013 06:50 PM

Cool looking bear.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#8 posted 04-15-2013 08:03 PM

Good job! I keep working my courage up to try one! Will have to mark yours as an example!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com

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Monte Pittman

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#9 posted 04-16-2013 12:07 AM

Good job. I am surprised that there aren’t more chainsaw carvings posted. I am sure that they’re out there.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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gfadvm

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#10 posted 04-16-2013 01:10 AM

Great bear carving! Sorry about the cracking.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#11 posted 04-16-2013 04:04 AM

Sweet! I’m a woodcarver but never tried the chainsaw way…

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deon

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#12 posted 04-16-2013 04:55 AM

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#13 posted 04-16-2013 06:03 AM

Awesome!!!!!

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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Jay Wells

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#14 posted 04-16-2013 11:06 AM

Good job. Is it your first one?

Next time look for the crack and put it to the rear. A kerf cut down the back will stop cracks as well.

To repair this one make a wedge from the same type of wood and glue it in the crack, then recarve it.

-- Find your limitations, and ignore them!

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Jay Wells

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#15 posted 04-16-2013 11:08 AM

Good job. Is it your first one?

Next time look for the crack and put it to the rear. A kerf cut down the back will stop cracks as well.

To repair this one make a wedge from the same type of wood and glue it in the crack, then recarve it.

Will try to find the pic, a friend did one of a bear with a saw carving a person.

-- Find your limitations, and ignore them!

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