LumberJocks

Chainsaw Bear

  • Advertise with us
Project by Rob W posted 04-15-2013 03:06 PM 1072 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





20 comments so far

View RussInMichigan's profile

RussInMichigan

484 posts in 1470 days


#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

View jap's profile

jap

1232 posts in 744 days


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

chainsawn bears are sweet,

-- Joel

View oakwood's profile

oakwood

320 posts in 759 days


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

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

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

15960 posts in 1556 days


#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

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112326 posts in 2267 days


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

Looks like a fun project.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View Rob W's profile

Rob W

424 posts in 2226 days


#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

View Woodbridge's profile

Woodbridge

2778 posts in 1108 days


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

Cool looking bear.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

View mpounders's profile

mpounders

737 posts in 1585 days


#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

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

14597 posts in 1028 days


#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.

View gfadvm's profile

gfadvm

11242 posts in 1380 days


#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

View LeroyTheLips's profile

LeroyTheLips

213 posts in 937 days


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

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

View deon's profile

deon

2203 posts in 1715 days


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

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

View hoss12992's profile

hoss12992

2831 posts in 583 days


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

Awesome!!!!!

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

View Jay Wells's profile

Jay Wells

58 posts in 582 days


#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!

View Jay Wells's profile

Jay Wells

58 posts in 582 days


#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!

showing 1 through 15 of 20 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase