Carved Gates by Simon O'Rourke
These chainsaw "Carved Gates by Simon O'Rourke" are a great example of the kind of detail that can be achieved with this type of art. Chainsaw carving is more popular than ever, with chainsaw carving artists from all over the world adding to the appeal.
These chainsaw carved gates by Simon O'Rourke could be used for a variety of things from a rustic wedding to a family get together or reunion. The detail on the gated archway is beautiful with stonework and detailed trees across the entire piece of artwork. The art of chainsaw carving is a fast-growing form of art that combines the modern technology of the chainsaw with the ancient art of woodcarving. On this chainsaw carving site you will find a variety of chainsaw artists and their amazing chainsaw art. Some of the pieces of chainsaw art you will find on this site include realistic deer chainsaw carving, chainsaw carved benches, totems, eagles, parakeets, owls, faces, giraffe and elephant chainsaw art, bears climbing trees, chairs and furniture with intricate chainsaw details. Each piece of chainsaw art is original and unique to the piece of wood that the art is carved out of. It's amazing to see the small details that each piece of chainsaw art provides, whether it be the details on the fur of a carved animal, or the wrinkles in the face of a carved piece of art. You'll want to take a look of yourself!
Chainsaw carving can be used to make all sorts of log furniture, from tables, chairs, shelves and benches. Log Furniture, is the type of rustic furniture, that incorporates the use of whole logs in its design. Log Furniture is often very durable and long lasting, depending on the manufacturing methods used. Log furniture, reclaimed wood furniture and other types of rustic furniture have increased in popularity in recent years, and as a result, there are many more styles of decor and options available for those looking to furnish their mountain lodges, country homes or log cabins. The more economical lines of log furniture are typically milled by machine and massed produced, while those shoppers who are looking for unique style may opt for the more expensive collections of handcrafted one of a kind log furniture.
The first Chainsaw Carving World Championships was held in 1987 and was won by then 24-year-old Barre Pinske. The 1980s also saw the development of the Cascade Chainsaw Sculptors Guild and their newsletter, The Cutting Edge, mailed out to many members throughout the Pacific Northwest and the rest of the United States. The 80's also brought the first book on chainsaw carving, Fun and Profitable Chainsaw Carving by William Westenhaver and Ron Hovde, published in 1982. Other books soon followed, including a book by Hal MacIntosh published in 1988 titled Chainsaw Art and in 2001 Chainsaw Carving: The Art and Craft.
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