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2011 Whittle the Wood final day

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Loveland resident Faye Braaten saws Saturday during the quick-carving demonstration at the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. Photo by Ben McCanna

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Florence resident Forrest Dorman prepares to make a cut Saturday during the quick-carving demonstration at the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. Eleven chainsaw artists convened at Craig City Park and competed against one another during the annual event. Dorman won third place for his sculpture, “The Passion of the Pack.” Photo by Ben McCanna

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Trombonist Jon Braddy and singer Jenny Anderson, members of the Denver-based funk bad Filthy Children, groove Saturday during the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. Photo by Ben McCanna

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Lafayette resident Bongo Love stands Saturday next to his chainsaw carving, “Love is a Wonderful Thing.” Love’s finished piece won second place at the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. Photo by Ben McCanna

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Artist Sheldon Roberts stands Saturday next to his finished work during the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. Roberts’ sculpture, “Father Time,” took two awards: first place and people’s choice. Photo by Ben McCanna

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Loveland resident Faye Braaten puts the final touches on her sculpture Saturday during the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. The carving, called “The Ultimate Sacrifice,” won the carvers’ choice competition Photo by Ben McCanna

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Members of southern rock band The Outlaws jam Saturday during the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. Photo by Ben McCanna

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A polar bear, the finished work of chainsaw artist Robert Waits from Lander, Wyo., is shown in Craig City Park during the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. Photo by Ben McCanna

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Craig resident Jayden Humphrey gets a boost Saturday from fellow members of the Moffat County All-Star Cheer Team during the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. The 16-member team provided demonstrations throughout the afternoon. Photo by Ben McCanna

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An audience member cuts loose Saturday during a performance of Denver-based funk band Filthy Children at the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. Photo by Ben McCanna

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Artist Ron Eye, of Vernal, Utah, zeroes in on his sculpture Saturday during the quick-carving demonstration at the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. Photo by Ben McCanna

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Denver-based funk band Filthy Children perform Saturday during the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. Photo by Ben McCanna

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Canon City resident Sheldon Roberts saws Saturday during the quick-carving demonstration at the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. Photo by Ben McCanna

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Sawdust flies Saturday as chainsaw artist Mark Rexinger, of Lincoln, Neb., sculpts during the quick-carving demonstration at the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. Photo by Ben McCanna

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Artist Forrest Dorman prepares to restart his chainsaw Saturday during the quick-carving demonstration at the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. Photo by Ben McCanna

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One-year-old Oakleigh Voiek, center, dances Saturday during a performance by The Outlaws at the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. Photo by Ben McCanna

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Guitarist Bryant Walker, of Filthy Children, strums Saturday during the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. Photo by Ben McCanna

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Event judge Steve Martinson evaluates a sculpture Saturday during the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. Photo by Ben McCanna

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The finished work of Kremmling resident Mark Mahorney stands Saturday in Craig City Park during the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. Photo by Ben McCanna

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Artist Forrest Dorman stands Saturday in Craig City Park next to his finished sculpture, “The Passion of the Pack.” The carving was awarded third place during the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. Photo by Ben McCanna

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The finished work of Mark Rexinger, of Lincoln, Neb., stands Saturday in Craig City Park during the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. Photo by Ben McCanna

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The finished work of Chad Stratton, of West Jordan, Utah, stands Saturday in Craig City Park during the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. Photo by Ben McCanna

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Cortez resident Ken Braun puts the finishing touches on his sculpture, “Pond Dwellers,” during the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. Photo by Ben McCanna

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The finished work of Canon City resident Sheldon Roberts stands Saturday in Craig City Park during the 12th annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. The sculpture, “Father Time,” took two awards: first place and people’s choice. Photo by Ben McCanna

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