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Lord Baden Powell

Lord Baden Powell

This chainsaw sculpture of Lord Baden Powell was created from a large oak log, and is situated at a Scout Camp near Mellor, Cheshire. He stands about ten feet tall.


Peckforton Castle Knight

Peckforton Castle Knight

This Knight is just under nine feet tall and has been sculpted with chainsaws from a large log of oak. He now stands in the grounds of Peckforton Castle, Cheshire.


Coach House Wizard and Two small dragons

Coach House Wizard and Two small dragons

This Wizard, sculpted with chainsaws from an oak stump, is overall about ten feet tall from ground level. He stands with two dragons outside the Coach House of a property in Cheshire - looking towards the main entrance gate. His eyes follow you as you walk passed.


Spartan Warrior and small dragon

Spartan Warrior and small dragon

A large Beech tree had to be removed so the man of the house wanted a Spartan Warrior - and his partner a small dragon for the children. He is very big. In the gardens of a house in Hale, Cheshire.


Horse's Head - 'The Stables' and 'The Coach House'

Horse's Head - 'The Stables' and 'The Coach House'

This horse's head was an unusual request - the chainsaw sculpture it is based upon is a sculpture which is about 30 feet tall entitled 'Still Water' by Nic Fiddian Green, now on permanent display at Marble Arch, London. This one was sculpted from an Oak tree at the entrance to the driveway of two houses in the Mobberley area of Cheshire. The horse is attached to the stump by two stainless steel rods which give the impression the horse's nose is just touching the base.


Large Eagle

Large Eagle

This large eagle has been sculpted with chainsaws from a large log of oak - it is over 2 metres tall overall.


'Alister Mackenzie' - Hazel Grove Golf Club

'Alister Mackenzie' - Hazel Grove Golf Club

This chainsaw sculpture is just over six feet tall and represents Alister Mackenzie, a golf course designer from the early 1900's, who designed Hazel Grove Golf Course. He is looking down the 18th Fairway from the Clubhouse.
He was sculpted from a log of oak which was installed in the ground.


Green Man in a Cherry Tree stump

Green Man in a Cherry Tree stump

This Green Man face was sculpted with chainsaws from the stump of a Cherry Tree.


'King Canute'

'King Canute'

This chainsaw carving, representing 'King Canute', is situated on the A537 from Chelford to Knutsford, Cheshire, just after a 'Welcome to historic Knutsford' sign. Legend has it that King Canute gave his name to Knutsford - Canute's Ford.

The chainsaw carving has been created from the stump of a Beech tree and it stands about 12' high from pavement level.


Old Man and his Great Dane (and lamp)

Old Man and his Great Dane (and lamp)

This chainsaw carving has been created from an oak stump - which was in pretty poor condition in the middle. It is in the grounds at the front of a house in Cheshire. The man is holding a lamp and both he and the Great Dane are looking towards the entrance gates. The chainsaw carving is over 2 metres high.


Gamekeeper

Gamekeeper

This Gamekeeper has been chainsaw sculpted from a large log of oak. He is 7' 6" tall.


Large Wizard

Large Wizard

This large wizard was sculpted with chainsaws from a very large log of oak. The black staining is caused by nails in the tree. The Wizard is going to be bleached to remove the staining and left to weather naturally.


Wizard and his Dragon

Wizard and his Dragon

This seven foot plus chainsaw sculpture, using nothing other than chainsaws, was created at the Wales Woodfest, 2010. It was purchased at auction for the highest price of all sculptures, and is now on display at the front entrance of Gypsy Wood Park, Bontnewydd, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 2TY.
The dragon has seen something and has drawn the Wizard's attention to it. The Wizard is peering at it. Is the Dragon friendly, or not? He certainly has big claws.


Wizard and two baby Dragons

Wizard and two baby Dragons

This seven foot plus Wizard is holding one baby Dragon and another is hiding in his cloak to the left. He is looking into the distance to spot the return of the parents.
This piece was sculpted with chainsaws from a large log of good quality oak. It was sold at auction at the end of Woodfest Wales, 2011, for a record Woodfest price.


Large Barn Owl, The Barn Owl Inn, Warrington Lane, Lymm, Cheshire WA13 0SW

Large Barn Owl, The Barn Owl Inn, Warrington Lane, Lymm, Cheshire WA13 0SW

This Barn Owl has been sculpted with chainsaws from a large log of oak. He stands over six feet tall and is situated at the entrance of a very good pub called the Barn Owl Inn, which is alongside the Bridgewater Canal.


Flowers

Flowers

This chainsaw sculpture was created from a Eucalyptus tree which had to be removed from the garden of a house in Cheshire because it was dangerous. The sculpture of flowers stands about 7 feet tall.


The Macclesfield Wizard

The Macclesfield Wizard

This Wizard with a walking stick has been chainsaw carved from the stump of a Beech tree. The stump is almost fifteen feet high. He is situated at a very nice house in Macclesfield where I have also carved a Buzzard - also on a hillside - and two owls from a Holly tree stump.


'Couple'

'Couple'

This contempoarary style sculpture of a male and female couple was sculpted from the stump of an oak tree which had to be removed because it was dangerous. The sculpture is just over six feet tall.


Knowsley Meerkats

Knowsley Meerkats

These five Meerkats, at the entrance to Knowsley Safari Park, have all been chainsaw sculpted from oak logs (from the Knowsley Estate). Four of them are over six feet tall and the ant hill that three of them are standing on top of, is about 7' tall.


Wizard and two small dragons

Wizard and two small dragons

This Wizard is about eight feet tall and he has two small dragons. He was sculpted with chainsaws from a large log of oak and is now in a public park in the Wigan area of Lancashire.


Fox and two cubs

Fox and two cubs

This chainsaw sculpture of a fox and two cubs was sculpted with chainsaws from a log of oak. It is about six feet tall overall and is now in a public park in the Wigan area.


A very large Eagle

A very large Eagle


Three Owls in a tree - 3rd place at Stihl, Melbourne, competition

Three Owls in a tree - 3rd place at Stihl, Melbourne, competition


Five large Christmas Meercats

Five large Christmas Meercats

These five large Meercats are are at the entrance to Mere Golf and Country Club, Cheshire


Stylised  Barn Owl

Stylised Barn Owl

This stylised Barn Owl was sculpted with chainsaws from the stump of a Beech tree in a garden in Cheshire.


First World War Soldier Memorial

First World War Soldier Memorial

This Memorial soldier was sculpted with chainsaws from English Oak. He is exactly 5'9" tall and stands on a pedestal base.


First World War Memorial

First World War Memorial

This soldier is exactly 5'9" tall on a three foot tall base. He was sculpted with chainsaws from an oak log. He is now in a public garden in the Coppull area of Lancashire.


Monk

Monk

This Monk is seven feet tall and was sculpted with chainsaws from a log of oak.


Stylised Tawny Owl

Stylised Tawny Owl

This stylised Tawny Owl was sculpted with chainsaws from a Beech tree stump on Davyhulme Golf Course as a memorial to one of the Golf Club's members. It is big.


Oak Eagle (from a leaning stump)

Oak Eagle (from a leaning stump)

This chainsaw sculpture of an Eagle was created from the leaning stump of an oak tree - which had to be taken down because it was dangerous. It is near Macclesfield, Cheshire.


Wizard

Wizard

This Wizard was sculpted with chainsaws from the stump of a sycamore tree - he is about seven feet tall. He will soon be holding a crystal ball which contains a light!


Peckforton Keep

Peckforton Keep

This chainsaw sculpture was created from a Beech tree which had to be removed in the centre of the village of Peckforton, Cheshire. There are a lot of Buzzards in that area so there is one sitting on the top. It is a simple representation of a castle Keep because Peckforton Castle is nearby.


Kingfisher Diving

Kingfisher Diving

This chainsaw sculpture was created from a Eucalyptus tree which had to be removed from the garden of a house in Cheshire because it was dangerous. The sculpture of the Kingfisher Diving stands about 7 feet tall.


Buzzard at Hale Golf Course

Buzzard at Hale Golf Course

This large Buzzard has been sculpted with chainsaws from the stump of a Beech tree near a tee on Hale Golf Course, Cheshire. He is about five feet tall.


Large Wizard

Large Wizard

This large Wizard with a walking stick was sculpted ONLY using chainsaws - nothing else at all. It is over seven feet tall and was sculpted from a Pine Tree that was causing a problem.


Large Wizard Head

Large Wizard Head

This large Wizard head has been sculpted with chainsaws from a Beech tree which had to be removed from a garden in Sale, Cheshire, because it was too big and old. It is over two metres tall.


Horse's Head - 'The Stables' and 'The Coach House'

Horse's Head - 'The Stables' and 'The Coach House'

This horse's head was an unusual request - the chainsaw sculpture it is based upon is a sculpture which is about 30 feet tall entitled 'Still Water' by Nic Fiddian Green, now on permanent display at Marble Arch, London. This one was sculpted from an Oak tree at the entrance to the driveway of two houses in the Mobberley area of Cheshire. The horse is attached to the stump by two stainless steel rods which give the impression the horse's nose is just touching the base.


Holy Angels

Holy Angels

These are two of three Angels sculpted with chainsaws from an oak log for a Church in Halebarns, Cheshire, called Holy Angels. The piece is about ten feet tall.


Fox family

Fox family

This Fox, Vixen and two kits were sculpted with chainsaws from a log of oak. The piece is about six feet tall overall.


WW1 Memorial Soldier

WW1 Memorial Soldier

In oak for a Memorial Garden in the Wigan area of Lancashire


King Canute

King Canute

King Canute - about seven feet tall in oak


Large Fox on a tall stump!

Large Fox on a tall stump!

This fox was sculpted with chainsaws from a Sweet Chestnut stump. The fox is about seven feet tall and it is about ten feet or more off the ground. Situated by a road in Lymm, Cheshire.


Peckforton Castle Knight

Peckforton Castle Knight

This large Knight, 8'6" tall, was sculpted with chainsaws from a large log of oak. It is now situated inside the gateway of Peckforton Castle, Cheshire, guarding the gateway.


'The Dragon Breeder'

'The Dragon Breeder'

This Wizard who breeds dragons was sculpted from a large log of oak at The 7th English Open International Chainsaw Carving Competition, 2011. He was auctioned and reached the third highest price of the Competition.


Gamekeeper and his Labrador

Gamekeeper and his Labrador

This sculpture was created with chainsaws at the Kedleston Cup, 2011. The Gamekeeper carries a broken shotgun.


A 'Congleton Bear'

A 'Congleton Bear'

This 'Congleton Bear' is over two metres tall and has been sculpted with chainsaws from a log of Cedar. In his right paw he holds a Bible to illustrate his connection with the legend of the 'Congleton Bear. Photographed at the Cheshire Show he is now in the grouds of the Church House Public House near Congleton.


Golden Eagle

Golden Eagle

This Golden Eagle was sculpted with chainsaws from a large log of oak. He stands over two metres tall and can be seen at 'Camelot', near Chorley, Lancashire.


Virgin Mary - St. Mary's Priory, Lancashire

Virgin Mary - St. Mary's Priory, Lancashire

This statue of The Virgin Mary was sculpted with chainsaws from the stump of a fairly poor condition Beech tree - which had to be removed because it was dangerous. The statue is just over two metres tall.


Yogi looking Bear

Yogi looking Bear

This chainsaw sculpture of Yogi looking Bear and his golf bag was created from a sloping stump of a willow tree. The sculpture is about two metres high and is situated near the Tee of a golf driving range in the grounds of a private house. The golf bag was sculpted from a branch of the tree.


Large Buzzard

Large Buzzard

This large Buzzard is over 7 feet tall and is about 8 feet off the ground. He was chainsaw sculpted from a tree stump and is situated on Free Green Lane, Lower Peover, Cheshire.


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