My first chainsaw carved owl

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Project by Rob W posted 169 days ago 1004 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!,

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#1 posted 169 days ago

Now that came out great.

Good job.

-- Jeff NJ

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#2 posted 169 days ago

Awesome owl!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 169 days ago

Great job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Jim Sellers

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#4 posted 169 days ago

that’s some mighty fine detail for a chain saw. Nice work

-- J.C.Sellers

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#5 posted 169 days ago

I love owls and we have a bunch of them calling every night. Your awesome carving looks just like one of the barred owls we have. You have a real talent with the CS carvings.

My chainsaw only makes firewood and saw logs.

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

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#6 posted 169 days ago

Wow, that’s beautiful work. It amazing how a chain saw (in the right skilled hands) can do such beautiful work.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 168 days ago

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#8 posted 168 days ago

Pretty nifty work there, “Who” would have thought!!

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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#9 posted 168 days ago

That owl is a ”hoot” ... pardon the pun!

My wife is an owl collector and this one is better than the hand carved one she has!
I really like the details than darkened some areas. Did you burn that or stain it?

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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Rob W

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#10 posted 167 days ago

Thanks for the comments. I burned the owl and then coated it with boiled linseed oil

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!,

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#11 posted 161 days ago

Fantastic owl carving! Like those great eyes, textures and finish. Impressive use of the chainsaw, great work!

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