The Heart of the Woods

The Art and Craft of Chainsaw Carving

Meet the Carver:  Cheryl Campbell

Although I am a native Nebraskan, I have loved living and working in the Northwoods town of Rhinelander, Wisconsin for the last 21 years.  I discovered one could use a chainsaw for more than supplying firewood, and now carving with a chainsaw has become a creative and physical challenge that hasn't diminished since my start in 2003.

 

Working to establish my own style, I seldom repeat a carving design more than once, unless striving to improve on a previous attempt or unless a subject is especially enjoyable.  Otters are great fun and owls are favorites, so you'll see those subjects several times.  And foxes...and bears...