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Iowa State Fair, 2004

Iowa State Fair, 2004

Des Moines, Iowa

I was privileged to be chosen to carve for the 2004 sesquicentennial Iowa State Fair. In this pic, I am just
getting started on carving a large bear that would hold
a mailbox....which auctioned for $1000. During the fair
I also carved a large soaring eagle, which sold for $6500.
That eagle is believed to be the highest selling carving at
the Iowa State Fair, which has a very strong chainsaw carving tradition.

I no longer reside near Monroe as the sign says,
I currently reside in Des Moines, Iowa.