Chainsaw carving is quickly becoming a popular hobby for woodworkers and a lucrative way to earn money selling carvings. Now, you can learn the secrets to transforming an ordinary piece of wood into a striking work of art with the easy-to-follow instructions in this book. Inside Chainsaw Carving a Bear you'll find 3 step-by-step projects for carving realistic and caricature bears with a chainsaw. The author covers pattern design, layout, and basic chainsaw cuts. Patterns for additional projects are also provided, along with tips for designing your own chainsaw bear project. you. 67pp
Pye's conversational teaching style will encourage you as you follow the step-by-step instructions and work on a number of motifs, as well as projects for low, high, and pierced relief, and in-the-round.
With the help of Chris Pye, you'll learn to carve: - Four types of molding - A beautiful koi project in three levels of relief carving - A realistic baseball cap in-the-round - A charming wren in-the-round