Wood carver uses 2 chainsaws to fashion sculptings in pine

David Willard works on a small bear – his specialty – in front of the Quik Lube last week.

Photo by April Walker

Fairfield native David Willard is doing something many people can’t – carving wood with a chainsaw.
Make that two chainsaws.
He began one winter day in 1996 while living in Montana. The 68-year-old Willard had just sold a piece of property to a wood carver and was busy selling that man’s carvings.
After his wife, Claudia broke her hip in an accident with her dog

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