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Eagle Owl

Eagle Owl

This eagle owl was sculpted with chainsaws from a log of oak. It was then taken to Longford in Southern Ireland where it now sits in a beautiful garden. It is over five feet tall.


Stylised Tawny Owl and baby

Stylised Tawny Owl and baby

This piece was sculpted with chainsaws in the driveway of a house whose Leylandii were blockings everyone's light so they were removed.


Stylised Tawny Owl

Stylised Tawny Owl

This large stylised Tawny Owl was sculpted with chainsaws from a tree stump.


Stylised Barn Owl

Stylised Barn Owl

This stylised Barn Owl was sculpted with chainsaws from a log of oak. It stands about three feet tall overall.


Tawny Oak Owl on a Redwood stump

Tawny Oak Owl on a Redwood stump

This stylised Tawny Owl was sculpted with chainsaws from a log of oak and is sitting upon a Redwood stump in the gardens of a beautiful house in Alderley Edge, Cheshire.


Two stylised Tawny Owls

Two stylised Tawny Owls

Thses two stylised Tawny Owls were scupted separately and then fixed upon the top of a Beech tree stump which contained a lot of metal which prevented sculpting - as well as orinally being too high and in an awkward position for scaffolding.


Two stylised Tawny Owls

Two stylised Tawny Owls

These two owls were sculpted with chainsaws from the 'V' shaped stump of an Ash tree in the very beautiful grounds of a house in Cheshire - right next to their Tennis Court.


Eagle Owl on a stump

Eagle Owl on a stump

This stylised Eagle Owl is about 22" tall and was sculpted with chainsaws from a Pine stump. Overall it is jsut over 4.5 feet tall.


Eagle Owl on a stump

Eagle Owl on a stump

This is the back view of the Eagle Owl


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Photo (7)


Stylised Barn Owl

Stylised Barn Owl

This chainsaw sculpture was created from a log from a tree which had to be removed from someone's garden - it is going to be replaced on its original stump. The Barn Owl is only about 18" high.


Small stylised Tawny Owl

Small stylised Tawny Owl

This small stylised Tawny Owl was sculpted with chainsaws from a Eucalyptus tree in the garden of a house on the Wirral, Cheshire. The owl is about 18" tall.


Small stylised Tawny Owl

Small stylised Tawny Owl

This small owl was sculpted with chainsaws from the stump of a pine tree - and will soon be joined to two Meerkats on a nearby stump by a bench seat.


Small Oak Stylised Tawny Owl

Small Oak Stylised Tawny Owl

This small owl was sculpted with chainsaws in the garden of a house in Lancashire, from an oak stump.


Memorial Owl

Memorial Owl

I was asked to sculpt this large stylised Tawny Owl from an oak log, for a man who wanted it as the centrepiece of a memorial garden for his 21 year old son who had been killed in a car crash in Sweden four months earlier.


A couple of stylised Tawny Owls

A couple of stylised Tawny Owls

These stylised Tawny Owls were sculpted from two branches of a tree stump and stand just over six feet tall overall.


Large Owl, Bell's Paddock, Cale Green Park, Stockport

Large Owl, Bell's Paddock, Cale Green Park, Stockport

This stylised Tawny Owl was requested by residents near Cale Green Park, Stockport. It was sculpted with chainsaws from a tree stump and stands about seven feet tall overall.


Three Owls

Three Owls

These three owls were sculpted from three separate Cedar trees that had to be removed from the garden of a house in Lancashire. There is (from the left) a stylised Eagle Owl, Tawny Owl and a Barn Owl.


Large stylised Tawny Owl

Large stylised Tawny Owl

This Owl is about five feet tall overall and is in the front garden of a house in Agden, Cheshire.


Large Stylised Tawny Owl

Large Stylised Tawny Owl

This large stylised Tawny Owl was sculpted with chainsaws - it stands about five feet tall and is in a Public Park in the Wigan area.


Stylised Eagle owl

Stylised Eagle owl

This stylised eagle owl was sculpted from the stump of a pine tree in a garden in Cheshire. The owl is just under four feet tall but over six feet tall including the stump.


Large SMOOTH Tawny style Owl

Large SMOOTH Tawny style Owl

This large Tawny style Owl was sanded to show up the superb grain and patina of the heartwood - of a tree stump that is believed to be a species of Ash.
The sculpture is just over six feet tall overall.


Large Elm Owl

Large Elm Owl

This large Elm owl was sculpted with chainsaws and stands about six feet tall.


Large stylised Tawny Owl

Large stylised Tawny Owl

This owl was sculpted with chainsaws from a log about six feet tall and then hoisted into position so it could watch over the gates of a house in Cheshire.


Stylised Tawny Owl

Stylised Tawny Owl

This stylised Tawny owl was sculpted with chainsaws from the stump of an Elm tree.


Oak owl and two baby owls

Oak owl and two baby owls

This stylised Tawny Owl and two babies were sculpted with chainsaws from the stump of a tree in Cheshire that had to be removed.


Cherry Owl

Cherry Owl

This owl was sculpted with chainsaws from a sloping Cherry Tree that had to be removed. The owl itself is about three feet tall.


Beech Owl

Beech Owl

This owl was sculpted with chainsaws from a Beech stump. The owl is about six feet off the ground and the owl is about four feet tall.


Large 'logo' Owl

Large 'logo' Owl

This large oak owl is about seven feet tall and was sculpted with chainsaws from an oak log. It was commissioned as a retirement present for a person whose company logo is a similar looking owl. Shown outside my sculpture studio - hence the bags of offcuts!


Large stylised Barn Owl

Large stylised Barn Owl

This stylised Barn Owl was sculpted with chainsaws from a sycamore stump and stands about seven feet tall.


Two small stylised Barn Owls

Two small stylised Barn Owls

These two small stylised Barn Owls were sculpted with chainsaws from two Leylandii stumps.


Large Stylised Tawny Owl

Large Stylised Tawny Owl

This stylised Tawny Owl was sculpted with chainsaws from an oak log and stands alomost eignht feet tall at Prestbury Rialway Station, Cheshire.


Small stylised Tawny Owl

Small stylised Tawny Owl

This small owl shows what can be achieved with chainsaws from even one of the smallest old branches! The owner is going to hang bird feeders from the other branches.


Cedar stylised Tawny Owl

Cedar stylised Tawny Owl

This owl was sculpted with chainsaws from a Cedar tree which was many that had to be removed from a garden because they were dangerous.


Stylised short- eared Owl and baby owl

Stylised short- eared Owl and baby owl

Thses two were sculpted with chainsaws from a log of oak for a Primary School - most of whom came out to watch the owl taking shape.


Three stylised Tawny Owls and a baby Owl

Three stylised Tawny Owls and a baby Owl

One stump with three branches - so three owls sculpted with chainsaws and a baby owl.


Stylised Tawny Owl on a tree stump

Stylised Tawny Owl on a tree stump

This stylised Tawny Owl stands about seven feet tall and was sculpted with chainsaws from the stump of a large Pine tree.


Large stylised Tawny owl - and a smaller one.

Large stylised Tawny owl - and a smaller one.

These two stylised Tawny Owls were sculpted with chainsaws from large logs of oak.


Large Stylised Tawny Owl

Large Stylised Tawny Owl

This large friendly stylised Tawny Owl was sculpted with chainsaws from the stump of a Beech tree in the rear garden of a house in Lymm, Cheshire. He stands about seven feet tall.


Large Stylised Tawny Owl

Large Stylised Tawny Owl

This large owl which was created with chainsaws during the Sandringham Cup Competition, 2011, has a poem on the front :
There was an old Owl,
Who live in an oak.
The more he saw, the less he spoke.
The less he spoke, the more he heard.
Maybe we could learn from that wise old bird.


Two stylised Tawny Owls

Two stylised Tawny Owls

These two stylised Tawny Owls are each about five feet high and have been sculpted with chainsaws from oak logs which were concreted into the ground to act as gateposts. They are in Mobberley, Cheshire.


Stylised Tawny Owl

Stylised Tawny Owl

This stylised Tawny Owl was sculpted with chainsaws from the stump of a Silver Birch Tree.


Medium sized Stylised Tawny Owl

Medium sized Stylised Tawny Owl

This Owl was sculpted with chainsaws from a log of oak and was on display at the RHS Show Tatton, 2011.
He was sold.


Owls at The RHS Show Tatton, 2011

Owls at The RHS Show Tatton, 2011

My brother Andy and I had a small stand at the RHS Show Tatton, 2011. Mostly owls! They are so popular!


Stylised Long-eared Owl - Oak

Stylised Long-eared Owl - Oak

This stylised long-eared owl is about 2m tall. He has been sculpted with chainsaws from a log of oak. Here is a poem for his destination:
There was a young owl,
Carved out of oak,
The more he saw,
The less he spoke.
The less he spoke,
The more he heard,
Maybe children should be
Like that wise young bird.


Stylised Oak Tawny Owl

Stylised Oak Tawny Owl

This oak owl has not been coloured - just left natural. Sculpted with chainsaws and going to be presented by a Year six group as a leaving present to their school in Cheshire.


Two stylised Tawny Owls

Two stylised Tawny Owls

One big tree stump - with two branches - so two owls sculpted with chainsaws.


Large Tawny Owl

Large Tawny Owl

This large Tawny Owl was sculpted with chainsaws from the stump of a sycamore tree that had to be removed. He faces the gates of the house and is over 2m high.


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.


Two Owls on a Hedgerow

Two Owls on a Hedgerow

These two Tawny Owls were sculpted with chainsaws from the stumps of two Sycamore trees bordering a garden in Sale, Cheshire.


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