Carvefest Exhibitors

Simon Archer

Simon Archer from Formby, Merseyside, started out as a landscaper before returning to university to study fine art. Since 1996 he has exhibited in galleries across the UK – sculpting in stone, metal and animal […]

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Sam Bowsher

Sam is a newbie to chainsaw carving in front of an audience, he has been carving for 3 years.  Sam will be returning to Peebles again this year, come along and support him and all […]

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Pete Bowsher

Pete Bowsher is based at Moffat and has won the Scottish Open Chainsaw Carving Championships at Carrbridge 8 out of the 15 years it has been running. Pete has been a regular fixture of the […]

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Jonny Stableford

Based in the historic town of Linlithgow near Edinburgh, full time tree surgeon and training provider Jonny, uses his professional skills to create unique chainsaw carvings from a single piece of wood. Limited only by […]

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Jeff Buttress

Landscape and Wildlife Artist and Chainsaw Carver – started carving in 2005 at Carve Carrbridge, taking part in 2005 to 2011 and again in 2017. Also competed in the APF European Championships at Cannoch Chase […]

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James Elliott

James is a professional wood sculptor from Glasgow. Based just outside Hamilton, he has been carving for 3 years and is just starting to dabble in the competitive chainsaw carving circuit. His wildlife and figurative […]

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Garry Shand

Garry Shand makes sculptures using a chainsaw, as well as sculptures he also creates signs and benches. He also takes part at the annual competition Carve Carrbridge in September.

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David Roberts

A chainsaw-carver in the Aberdeen-area. He takes dead wood and using a chainsaw and a sander produces carvings for home, garden or simply to ‘return to nature’.

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Craig Steeley

Based in Dundonald, Ayrshire

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Alice Buttress

Alice Buttress – Ceramic Artist and Chainsaw Carver – started carving 13 years ago Won the Novice cup at Carve Carrbridge in 2004, and have taken part every year since then. I have also taken […]

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