Learn the exciting and satisfying craft of wood sculpting with a chainsaw! This complete guide to chainsaw carving explains everything you need to know to carve amazing wood sculptures safely and successfully. Opening with helpful sections on chainsaw care, maintenance, safety, and other essential tips and tricks, Chainsaw Carving for Beginners will equip you with the fundamental knowledge and techniques of wood carving with a chainsaw! Featuring four projects with step-by-step instructions, coordinating photography, and expert insight throughout, this must-have resource will walk you through the entire process from start to finish for carving and sculpting an old shoe, a rabbit, an elegant lady, and a mountain goat. Also included are reference pattern views (side, front, back, and top) for each project to further guide you as you transform a log into a one-of-a-kind work of art. The perfect place to start for beginners, this manual will encourage and inform any woodworker on this exciting and rewarding craft!
Helmut Tschiderer, born 1967 in Zams, lives and works in Samnaun, Switzerland.