65 posts
Feb 2015

Carvings by Levi


I do many different chainsaw carvings and woodworking projects as well as pencil drawings. Its a hobby but i do customer work as well. I post all my projects and get contacted on my facebook page "carvings by levi".

-- Carvings by Levi

Log trailer - Woodworking Project by Carvings by Levi

Log trailer

Its been a few years since ive been on here. I am a chainsaw carver so getting logs home to work...

Elk name sign - Woodworking Project by Carvings by Levi

Elk name sign

This 3d elk name sign was all chainsaw carved including the antlers. This stood about 4’ tall and...

6' eagle and flag - Woodworking Project by Carvings by Levi

6' eagle and flag

I carved this 6’ eagle out of walnut. Pretty self explanitory, has flag with army logo and...

Rattlesnake cane - Woodworking Project by Carvings by Levi

Rattlesnake cane

I carved this rattlesnake cane from apple wood. I blocked out the general shape with chainsaw and...

chainsaw bear - Woodworking Project by Carvings by Levi

chainsaw bear

This was my first attempt at a bear on a 3’ piece of maple. Debated on painting as a gummy bear...

eagle and flag - Woodworking Project by Carvings by Levi

eagle and flag

Eagle and flag carved from a piece if maple we had to cut down in our yard. Its about 3 ft tall....

logging trailer #3: tear down progress

So Got a chance to rip into today. Got metal floor off and keeping it off. Could only register this trailer for 9,999 lbs. The metal floor and the tongue and grove wood floor underneath promoted rot big time. I could space boards underneath...

carving space and homemade setup #2: homemade log carving equipment

Started the day making the upright log holder. The blocks move and straps hold the log against block so when im carving the log dont turn and tip. I tried it with this log and seemed like itll work good but i will test it better when i...

carving space and homemade setup #1: carving space intro

So ive been looking online to find a good set up for chainsaw carving area. Ive had no luck so im going to get creative and share anything i come up with. Speaking of intros, youve seen this little guy pretend carving a stump with a toy...


My favorite technique is by far chainsaw carving for many reasons. You can do so many different projects from 2d signs, log signs, sculpture and so much more. It intrigues people to see such creations being made with a saw....

You do some awesome work!
I too like many mediums, and hate to limit myself, but there comes a point where I have to take one direction for
Awhile, I definitely get more done that way, lol I went to college to be an Art
Teacher, but veered into Auto Body to
Get into airbrushing, then ended up
In Auto Parts and Paint, where I’ve been the manager of an Auto Paint and Body Supply store in St Cloud mn the last 10 years, where I sell airbrush paint and supplies, lol, one never knows where life takes one!
Lol, take care!

-- Steve Tow