OMG! This Magnificent Leaf Carved Bench Is a Must-See

OMG! This Magnificent Leaf Carved Bench Is a Must-See

This "Awesome Leaf Carved Bench By Andy O'Neill" is the perfect piece of log furniture for a log home, log cabin or log chalet. The rustic charm of this chainsaw carved bench is a great conversation wherever it goes, with some detailed leaves and a whimsical slug that doubles as an armrest.

Chainsaw carving just keeps getting better and better, with all sorts of detailed designs and pieces of art from all over the world. 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.

Chainsaw carving is a way to make some fun log Furniture, in the form of detailed benches, tables, chairs and shelves. 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 oldest chainsaw artist records go back to the 1950s, which include artists like Ray Murphy and Ken Kaiser. Although the general impression of the public is that it is largely performance art (because of the noise, sawdust, and very fast carving results), there are a few chainsaw carvers now producing stunning works of art. These works can be produced in a fraction of the time that would normally be expected if only conventional tools such as mallet and gouges were used. Many carvers continue to use other tools alongside the chainsaw, although the chainsaw remains the primary tool. With the growth of the Internet, chainsaw carving has become a worldwide phenomenon with chainsaw carvers from all over the world.

In the 1980s the art form really began to grow with Art Moe getting a lot of exposure for the craft at the Lumberjack World Championships held in Hayward, Wisconsin. This event was broadcast nationally. The addition of carving contests from the west coast to the east coast brought log carvers together to test their skills and learn from each other. 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.

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