Our home is where we create. It was here we decided to "Custom Design" our living space with our creative flow. This is just the "tip of the Iceburg" if you will. We have a lot of ideas! (Notice Leaf Patterned Shutters!) Encompassed here is our journey thus far...
Artwork designed and completed in Log (and other) Homes:
This Home had minimal posts within, so Branches with Animals were attached in order to create a more "Woodsy" appearance.
A Bear and Eagle were attached in various positions
The home front where posts were added to connect the inside and outside decor.
This Railing Project was created in conjuction with my Friend, Randy Boni. We harvested the "rails" from the woods on property.
This Cigar Store Indian was carved outside the cabin and will become an interior piece
Additional interior sculptures
"Soaring Eagle" This Eagle is carved on a column that frames the Kitchen and the eagle looks as if it is flying into the Great Room. The Head is a separate piece of wood that is doweled onto the beam. Wood burning and glass eyes create a realistic sculpture that the owners were very happy and excited about.
Rick also carved a few of his other interior posts.
We received the following Testimonial from Mr. Coyle:
"Rick & Judy Pratt - Chainsaw Artist Extraordinaire"
"After seeing in person some of their work and artistry I had to have them do some work for me in my new log home. Rick is a master carver with the chainsaw and has an uncanny sense of vision and detail in each of his subjects. I cannot say enough about his gift of creating life-like sculptures and will recommend him and his wife to anyone who appreciates and enjoys this type of artistry."
Jack Coyle, Louisa, VA 540-967-2956
Will also show their work upon request and appointment.
The following project was created with the joint venture of three Chainsaw Artists including: Rick Pratt, Heath Bender, and Randy Boni
An attached Gazebo lent itself to more Artwork
This home was photographed and displayed in Log Home Living
A Carved Entryway to a Log Home
These Columns were added after construction. Side filler carved columns can be placed against a wall.
Perched Eagle custom made knewel post was also carved in our Studio and then added to the finished home.
These Hollow Carvings were carved in 8" square posts after the Log Home was completed. Carvings can be achieved in square or round posts, on newly constructed or finished homes.
This Column is the Centerpiece in a Log Home Company office. It has a variety of subjects to give potential ideas. Next photo is the front of their building where a Mountain Man stands to welcome clients.
We carved on a few of their "Spec Homes" to give an idea what can be created. Their clients can view and feel different Artwork ideas. House on left has Bear Heads in the front entry posts, house on right has raccoons.
More examples of entry post carvings on other "Spec Homes"
More ideas for Completed Homes
Rick carving Trout in front Entry, photos of close up after completed of Trout, Bear in Hollow with Trout, Raccoon in Hollow with Trout. Kickback Bear was added seperately and can be freely placed anywhere inside or out.
More ideas for Homes Under Construction
Additional Sculpture - Carvings that can be added on to Existing Posts, Beams, Railings, Mantles and Functional Furniture
These Eagle Heads were carved at the end of beams that will be attached to the kitchen ceiling and will have pots and pans hung from them.
Railing Systems :
Glass tops are added to make this a great Functional Piece. Pricing available on Bears page.
This is an example of what we set up at Log Home Shows
It displays our Artwork to potential Log Home Owners
These are photos of our Home. This is where we started creating carvings that could adapt to Log Homes as well as any Constructed Home. Anyplace you live can be called "Home." We like to live with interesting creatures in our woodwork. We hope you have enjoyed our visions thus far. Please don't hesitate to give us a call when you decide how you want to decorate your Home. We'd be glad to come over and help you out!