Chainsaw Carving an Eagle: A Complete Step-by-Step Guide

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Whether you are a chainsaw craftsman searching for inspiration or you are just getting started this book is for you. Jamie Doeren, author of Chainsaw Carving a Bear and Dennis Roghair - both nationally recognized award winning chainsaw carvers - instruct you on how to create our nation's symbol from a tree trunk or log.
Inside you'll find everything you need to carve with confidence including an overview of the chainsaw, safety, wood selection ...

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Overview

Whether you are a chainsaw craftsman searching for inspiration or you are just getting started this book is for you. Jamie Doeren, author of Chainsaw Carving a Bear and Dennis Roghair - both nationally recognized award winning chainsaw carvers - instruct you on how to create our nation's symbol from a tree trunk or log.
Inside you'll find everything you need to carve with confidence including an overview of the chainsaw, safety, wood selection and preparation, step-by-step instructions, and 4 projects including:

- Carving an Eagle Head Plaque
- Standing Eagle with Fish and Mouth Open
- Eagle Soaring
- Eagle Bench

Reference photos and an extensive gallery are also included which you can use for inspiration in future chainsaw carvings.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565232532
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/1/2005
  • Pages: 75
  • Sales rank: 468,691
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Jamie Doeren is a chainsaw carver from Wisconsin. While bears are not his all-time favorite subject to carve with a chainsaw, he grudgingly admits that chainsawed bears are extremely popular among the folks who visit his Wisconsin shop. He is currently working on decorating the interior of a woodland cabin in Wisconsin, which involves carving mantels, staircases and more - all with a chainsaw. You can visit Jamie online at www.chainsawsculpture.com.

Dennis Roghair started carving at an early age with a pocket knife, a tool he used to carve many small projects. In high school, he inherited hand carving tools by way of a brother's wife. With these tools, he paid his way through college in Utah doing sculptures while earning a degree in wildlife management. Dennis now carves full time in Hinckley, Minnesota. He can be reached there or contacted through his website at www.SculptureByRoghair.com.

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