Shade Making Pictures - woodglow
I use a chain saw to trim off the corners of the log. Mainly this is useful because it gives me an early glimpse inside of the log so I can see if there are features that should be emphasized, or defects that can be avoided

I use a chain saw to trim off the corners of the log. Mainly this is useful because it gives me an early glimpse inside of the log so I can see if there are features that should be emphasized, or defects that can be avoided