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Posted: 5/16/2003 1:58:38 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/19/2003 2:16:30 PM EDT by slidestop]
Link Posted: 5/16/2003 7:13:00 PM EDT
Funny you should ask... I have a huge concrete bird bath fountain without a base.. so I'm going to carve a nice base out of a 3 foot stump that's about 2 foot in diameter. I have a Stihl chain saw. I guess I need to hunt down a website on doing this. It might help to pick up a few hints before I start [:)]
Link Posted: 5/16/2003 7:22:49 PM EDT
Oh, just for a short assignment in a motel in Colombia. Kind of messy though...[chainsawkill]
Link Posted: 5/16/2003 7:33:42 PM EDT
There is a very handy tool called a carving disc, which is a length of chainsaw mounted on a disc, that you can use in your angle grinder. It's an incredible tool and if you're into chainsaw carving, you should get one of these, too. www.woodcraft.com sells two items of this type. The high tech Arbortech carving tool, and the Lancelot chainsaw discs. I use the Lancelot for rough carving the arched top and back of archtop guitars that I make. CJ
Link Posted: 5/17/2003 1:46:50 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 2:21:30 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 3:05:37 PM EDT
i used to be pretty heavily into it..but then it became too commercialized. now i only work with hand tools and butter or salt blocks.
Link Posted: 5/19/2003 3:12:33 PM EDT
I really don't see myself working on anything so mixed-media. Besides, what could you carve a chainsaw into? Maybe whittle it down into a smaller chainsaw... I suppose one could try carving a beaver out of one.
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