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You have to clear a lot of brush before you cut down a tree

...this is pretty normal, mundane experience for most people, but for someone who moved here from the city with exactly zero chainsaw hours on his resume, this was a brand new experience for me. Of course, I have seen plenty of movies and documentaries featuring...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-04-23/you-have-to-clear-a-lot-of-brus
Community
From chainsaws to snow blowers Peninsula Small Engine Repair keeps it running?

...favorite mower, blower, rototiller or chainsaw out of the landfill. "I've only been...people just want some maintenance or a chainsaw sharpening and were happy to do any job...without hesitation Rob says "It's chainsaws, I love to sharpen them, trouble shoot...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2012-10-10/from-chainsaws-to-snow-blowers-p
Dispatch
Thousands descend on Soldotna for annual Progress Days festivities

...stretching out of a booth near the entrance to the Soldonta Little League Fields. The boys seemed oblivious to the bevy of chainsaws running less than 100 feet away as several Sawfest artists filled the air with woodchips and sawdust carving huge hunks of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-26-0
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Chainsaw sculpture contest set to carve up the Peninsula

...Uncle Scotty wants you for his first Chainsaw Carving Contest Scott Hanson and his fellow...added Hanson. According to Hanson chainsaw carving has grown in popularity since he picked up his first chainsaw and started carving, ?Even though there...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/071107/dispatch_0711dis002.shtml
dispatch

...Kalifornsky Beach Road, unless otherwise notedSaturday8 a.m.-4 p.m. - Dutch oven competition9 a.m.-4 p.m. - Sawfest chainsaw carving (1 p.m. quick carve competition)10 a.m.-4 p.m. - Vendor booths open10 a.m.-4 p.m. - Arts and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-07-22
Community
Harvesting ice for art is a Peninsula Winter Games tradition

...inspiration led to the invention of the chainsaw powered "Near Ice Fishing Jig," a...required some technology modifications. Chainsaws were never designed to be used for what...and John Iverson then fired up their chainsaws to transform those two-ton ice cubes...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/020211/dis_779974158.shtml
Dispatch
Logging luber for the needy

...cemetery. Saturday's work, and all the chainsaw-wielding volunteers, had come from...side loader brimming with clippings, chainsaws roared.Friday night, about 40 church...Mark Forbes, of Soldotna, holding a chainsaw. "We reach out to others and put ourselves...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-09-21/logging-luber-for-the-needy
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For bragging rights

...two full days of chainsaw time before was...Competitors could wield chainsaws from 9 a.m. to...started doing the big chainsaw carvings," he...with booth wood and chainsaws for other projects...tools, and used chainsaws for his ice sculptures...bring Firth into the chainsaw wood carving fold...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-07-17/bragging-rights
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Saw Fest 2009 Artists carve out Alaskan humor

Nine chainsaw artists sharpened their blades and imaginations last week to compete in Saw Fest 2009, the third annual invitation chainsaw carving contest held at the Town of Living Trees in Soldotna. Internationally renowned carver Scott Hanson...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/072809/dis_471891975.shtml
Local women battle in annual Backwoods Girl Competition

...20 seconds, the Kenai Peninsula Fair's fastest time this year. This won her "Wild Thing," the first-place prize, a chainsaw. "Believe it or not, I'm a little nervous, which is really silly because it doesn't seem that hard," Gibson said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-08-20/local-women-battle-in-annual-backwoo
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