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draws an outline of the creature in crayon on the log and then roughs out the shape with his Jonscred 1 i-in. bar gas chain saw.

His goal with these first cuts is to remove as much wood as he can around the crayoned outline, leaving less to do later when sculpting with chisels.

After lie's removed the majority of the waste. Fisher moves the sculpture indoors where he hones the caatua's form closer to its actual shape with a small electric Milwaukee chain saw

I'isher then sets to work w ith mallet, chisels anil gouges, caning the capture down to its final form. The majority of Fisher's time is spent hand carving, which is why he doesn't consider


Four Different lypes With Different Characteristics

Oil finishes arc probably the most popular type of finish. They produce a pleasing elose-to-the-wood look, and they're the easiest kind of finish to use. Most m woodworkers who use them simply wipe on and wipe off a couple of coats.

You'd think that oil finishes would be as easy to understand as they are to use, but that's not the case. There is more contusion about oil finishes than there is about any other finish.

Four Different Types

The confusion is caused partly because there-are four significantly different finishes that are


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