Monthly Archives: March 2012

start of woodworking career

The following posts will show work I started out doing before finding out I had a bit of a knack for carving with a chainsaw. I tried all sorts of things like coffee tables, small boxes, bird feeders and houses, signs, … Continue reading

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BIRD FEEDER- BENCH AND CHEST

Here’s another little 3 station bird feeder and a bench for a local resort and another chest done out of red cedar and pine. I think this was the first one I did with a curved lid and kind of … Continue reading

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More Old work

The cedar box with face is red cedar and was a bit larger size than my other ones. The chest is red cedar with pine panels and a small carved killer whale decorating the front. The two tiered table was … Continue reading

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cedar box, end table, and screen door

Small cedar box with woodburned and painted design. Small end table with a tug boat woodburned on top. For the top I joined two pieces together, I did that so I could use the top half with a knot for setting … Continue reading

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Cedar Boxes, Hope Chest, and Coffee Table

Two small cedar boxes one with killer whales the other with a face on top. The chest is red cedar and pine with a carved butterfly on front. Can’t remember what the wood for coffee table was, the eagle design … Continue reading

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parrots, bird houses, and coffee table

You almost have to try and think backwards when your posting these, so a post that is comming will explain why these are on here. The parrots were first woodburned and then painted on a 5′ piece of red cedar. The bird houses, … Continue reading

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Heron and Little Miss Molly

Here’s a heron that I decided to paint that stands 5 ft.  Of course its almost impossible to take a pic. without Miss Molly getting in on it she’s a ” its all about me kind of wee dog” ands runs in front … Continue reading

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Another happy customer

     Heres some carvings that a customer placed around his home. The first was the two bears poking their heads out of burl and I put his house no’s on top part. Then he came back and bought another big … Continue reading

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Marchant MacLennan a.k.a. Blind Boy MacLennan

Blind Boy is of course really a little bear with more vices than Carter has pills. Word had reached him about a couple of strange characters that lived somewhere in the Forbidden Swamp that were pretty good musicians. Blind Boy … Continue reading

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crows and peckers

This gaggle of crows, and yes my 3 years of grade 9 tells me its a murder ( I believe) of crows and not a gaggle I just like the word gaggle better, but I believe flock is also acceptable. … Continue reading

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old carvings

I did these carvings 15-20 years ago before I was chain saw carving. The longer one is approx. 5′ and they’re both red cedar. When I saw the longer one it was at the waters edge and I kept walking away … Continue reading

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Swamp Frog Willy

In the swamp close to Bog Hollow there is a malodorous scummy little pond where Willy likes to hang out. One day while malingering by the stinky little pool of water he spots Bud Weiser and their blood shot little … Continue reading

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