Chainsaw Carving Bear: Laying Bear Wood Carvings Step By Step

In this post I will show you how to do Chainsaw Carving Bear more specifically Laying Bear Wood Carvings Step By Step. Stay with me.

Process of Laying Bear Wood Carvings

First I Take off the slab so log lies flat

take off slab so log lies flat

Then Start rounding rump end and angle front ahead of where head will go about one fourth of the log

rounding rump end and angle front

I then clean off bark on the top and blend into both ends

clean off bark on the top and blend into

Cut blunt nosed triangle for head Deeper toward nose, shallower toward back of head, maybe about “ear deep.”

Cut blunt nosed triangle

Step cut in ears and shape neck to the back of head

Step cut in ears and shape neck


Step cut in the nose and sides of nose from the head mass, also angle off behind ears

Step cut in the nose and sides of nose

Cut out block along side of head down to paw thickness, then cut out V between front paws

Cut out block along side of head


Draw on legs a circle for haunch with a small oval for foot, then a nice meaty L for the front leg

Draw on legs a circle for haunch

Outline and shape around legs raising them above the bears stomach

Outline and shape around legs


Hold your chainsaw high to make U shaped crescents for the eyes, carve fur, claws, and other details. Takes approximately 45 minutes to carve a 3′ bear.

Hold saw high to make U shaped crescents

Good luck. Doc Parker

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