From a media release:
OLN CARVES INTO THE EXTREME ARTISTRY OF CHAINSAW SCLULPTERS IN ORIGINAL REALITY SERIES SAW DOGS, PREMIERING JAN. 24
- 10-part series showcases veteran carver Steve Blanchardâ€™s Saw Valley ranch where chainsaws scream, sawdust flies and imagination rules
Bringing together a team of the worldâ€™s top chainsaw sculptors, OLN gives viewers an inside look at the little-known world of chainsaw art in the new original series, Saw Dogs. Premiering Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 9pm ET/6pm PT, each adrenalin-filled half-hour episode follows renowned veteran carver Steve Blanchard and the worldâ€™s top chainsaw sculptors as they battle short deadlines, tight budgets and conflicting artistic sensibilities to complete a series of commissioned carvings.
Combining the extreme artistry of chainsaw carving with the dangers of this unique skill, master carver Blanchard pulls from a pool of the best carvers around throughout Canada, matching their special talents to each over-the-top project he takes on. Saw Dogs showcases these incredibly skilled individuals craft some of the most intricate woodcarvings imaginable.
â€œWith its compelling juxtaposition of artistry and danger, Saw Dogs sheds light on the little-known and surprising world of chainsaw carving,â€ said Claire Freeland, Director of Original Programming for Rogers Media. â€œAs the challenges and strengths of these carvers are revealed in each gripping episode, viewers will have a unique look at how these incredible works of art come to life.â€
In the premiere episode, â€œFurry Creek,â€ an eagle-themed sculpture for the signature hole of a spectacular golf course presents unexpected challenges. Speed carver Ben Risney and nature specialist Pete Ryan each carve their own bald eagles, which are joined to a massive stump with a built-in bench for the ultimate golferâ€™s photo op. But Saw Valleyâ€™s rookie apprentice throws a wrench in the works when he accidentally decapitates one of the eagles with a forklift.
5 thoughts on “Saw Dogs premieres January 24 on OLN”
I Sure did chop the head off that eagle … woops lol
Have a question why are these people running quads through creeks and tearing up the creek bed, time to act responsably. Your show is a true rendition of west coast carving.
Get a life!!!!Love saw dogs
I love the show guys. I’ve been carving/sculpting for 2.5 years now and cannot imagine ever getting enough of it. I’m wondering how to get on the show in fact. I live in the southeast and would love the opportunity to get a hold of some of the monster trees ya’ll come across. As all of you are aware I’m sure finding a niche for our art is tricky. I’ve been in art shows, fine craft shows etc but have yet to find a true fit for what we do. Kudos to the creators of this show and to the on camera talent. Truely a unique and talented group of artists all the way around. Keep up the good work.
I wonder where this is filmed. It sure is a beautiful area. Like the show a lot.
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