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Sawfest promotes art appreciation, collaboration

...masterpiece out of one large log. The competition was first conceived about seven years ago by local chainsaw artist Scott Hanson, owner of Town of Living Trees on the Sterling Highway, as a way to push his apprentices to new levels of skill...
Making progress: Local artists and artisans active during Progress Days

...log I've carved," Stanton said of his 12-foot statue. "The bull moose and the female that (fellow sculptor) Scott (Hanson)'s doing is going to be really cool. It's going to be more of an artsy piece than he usually does." The real...
Carvers grind through three-day festival

...Town of Living Trees Inc., lasted three days, and Scott Hanson said every day counts. The competitors -- Eric Berson, Jimmy Kitchen with his wife Carisa Curtis, and Scott Hanson -- had been working since day one. On the third night...
Chainsaw sculpture contest set to carve up the Peninsula

...Scotty wants you for his first Chainsaw Carving Contest Scott Hanson and his fellow carvers challenge you to enter the 1st chain saw contest. Scott Hanson and his Town of Living Trees in Sterling has gained...
Sharing the craft

...carving for more than 22 years, is also a member of the ACWA. He is also an ice carver in the area; he and partner Scott Hanson placed second in the World Championship Ice Carving Competition in Fairbanks. His passion for carving has earned him...
First Wood Carving Championships great success!

...Carving competition and auction. The chainsaw artistry of Scott Hanson can be seen throughout Alaska. His Town of Living Trees...spectacular ?Sacrifice Indian Dancer? carving. Scott Hanson?s ?Angel? took second and the ?Sandhill...
What's Happening

...City Books in Soldotna and the HCA in Homer. See story this page. ยท A carving contest and festival will be held at Scott Hanson's Town of Living Trees along the Sterling Highway outside Soldotna from today through Sunday. The festival includes...
A cut above: Chain saw carvers let the chips fly

...years he received first place at SawFest for his carvings of swimming salmon and a cowboy riding a king. In the end, Scott Hanson, master carver and owner of the Town of Living Trees received first place this year for his whittled creation of two...
Photo: Thinning ice

...average temperatures for Jan. 20 reached up to 45 degrees in Soldotna. Store owner Mike Sweeney said ice sculptor Scott Hanson would not be able to work on the sculpture until the temperatures dropped near freezing. Sweeney said the sculptures...
Military Appreciation Picnic a success

...attending and supporting the brave military and their families who came to the picnic. A very special thank you to Scott Hanson who donated a beautifully carved Eagle with an American Flag as the grand prize door prize! Thank you all so very much...


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