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Chainsaw Sculptor Makes a Pig at the Fair While Real Pigs Race Each Other
A Chainsaw Chix and one of the Masters of the Chainsaw let the blades rip Thursday at the state fair. The married couple, Brian and Jen Ruth, grabbed an array of Husqvarna chainsaws and created wood sculptures outside the Youth Building. (read more)
Carving out his niche: Chain saw artist amazes crowd with unique skill
Rod Green, of Florida, creates a bear with a chain saw Friday at the Warren County Fair. Green's work is a paid attraction and is sold at silent auction to raise money for the fair. Dennis Grundman/Daily (read more)
FRONT ROYAL -- Rod Green can make a pretty mean-looking bear out of a pine log.
Green, 52, of Myakka City, Fla., is a member of a group of woodcarvers known as "Masters of the chain saw" and he lived up to that billing Friday at the 53rd Annual Warren County Fair.(read more)
What's up at the Ohio Expo Center and Ohio State Fair?
With the Ohio State Fair and more than 200 other events, there's always something going on at the Ohio Expo Center. To keep updated on our latest announcements, check here. We'll post current news releases on a regular basis. (read more)
Sunday, August 16, 1998; Strange Revelry
The New York State Fair (starts Aug. 27) features Brian J. Ruth, ''Master of the Chain Saw,'' a chain-saw sculptor who, as a stunt, once trimmed his fingernails with a Poulan Handyman Plus ES-300...
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Master of the Chainsaw Profiled in New Book
East Petersburg, PA. Brian Ruth from the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania is one of 18 chainsaw carving artists profiled in a new book... (read more)
Have You Heard The Buzz? Chainsaw Carving is Taking Off!
Brian Ruth, known as "The Master of Chainsaw," prepares a log for sculpting. Ruth began chainsaw carving 27 years ago, before the Internet helped spawn a movement. He now participates in live shows with a select group of talented newcomers. (Courtesy of Melissa Collins). (read more)
Ridgway, Pa.: Where the Dust Flies
When The Early Show asks for ideas for its "Tour My Town" series, there is no shortage of suggestions. Viewers from around the country respond with all sorts of interesting ones. This week, co-anchor Julie Chen visits the small town of Ridgway, Pa. (read more)
September 3rd
Chainsaw Bear brushed off the dust of years and returned to the public this fall, in a new home at the renovated Bryant-Denny Stadium. Chainsaw Bear, the chainsaw-carved statue of the late Coach Paul W. “Bear” Bryant... (read more)
Snowbirds, Chain Saws, and Toucan’s Tikis
I think it was Will Rogers who coined the phrase, ’Yankee see - Yankee do!’
If he didn’t, he should have, because that’s exactly what took place when my wife, Jane, and I took a forgotten coast art project back up north... (read more)
Chainsaw Artist Showcases
Ben Risney has a firmer handshake than most men. If he wanted to, he could probably drive a nail with his fist. Good thing he’s also one of the friendliest people anyone could ever meet... (read more)