Chainsaw Carved Cowboy Wooden Sculpture Life Size LARGE Heavy By Ray K – RetroNovia
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His countenance is a testament to Ray Kowalski's mastery, portraying a weathered visage with a striking beard meticulously crafted from nails, finished with a bold black paint. Atop his head rests a classic cowboy hat, complemented by a stylish red bandana adorning his neck.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eDressed in quintessential cowboy attire, he sports meticulously carved boots, a rugged jacket, and well-tailored trousers. A holster proudly secures his trusty gun, adding an authentic touch to this remarkable sculpture. This vintage masterpiece not only captures the spirit of the Wild West but also showcases Ray Kowalski's exceptional talent and dedication to his craft.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eDon't miss the chance to own a true work of art that encapsulates the essence of the American frontier. Whether as a statement piece in your home or as a unique addition to your vintage collection, this Cowboy sculpture is bound to captivate and inspire all who lay eyes upon it. Act now and bring a piece of the Wild West into your world.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThis cowboy could be used commercially for the following:\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e**1. Restaurant \u0026amp; Bar Ambiance:**\u003cbr\u003e - Elevate your venue's atmosphere with a captivating cowboy sculpture, creating a memorable experience for patrons and sparking conversations.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e**2. Retail Display:** \u003cbr\u003e - Make your store stand out with a vintage cowboy sculpture, offering an immersive shopping experience that draws customers in.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e**3. Tourist Attraction:** \u003cbr\u003e - Attract tourists and social media enthusiasts to your location with this eye-catching cowboy sculpture, a must-see photo opportunity.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e**4. Event Rentals:** \u003cbr\u003e - Enhance weddings, corporate events, and parties with versatile decor, ensuring your investment pays off for years to come.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e**5. Real Estate Staging:** \u003cbr\u003e - Impress potential buyers and make properties memorable with the addition of a life-sized cowboy sculpture, adding a touch of Western charm.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eRay Kowalski stumbled into the world of chainsaw carving by serendipity. During the 1960s, as the owner of a modest shop in Seal Rock, Oregon, he sought innovative ways to draw in customers. Fortuitously, he was presented with a couple of logs, and with his remarkable skills and inventive spirit, he sculpted a sizable Tiki figure to adorn the storefront. At that juncture, chainsaw carving was an unfamiliar craft, but it didn't take long for an individual to express interest in purchasing it. Encouraged by this early success, Ray embarked on crafting more pieces, all while developing a specialization in crafting lively characters that brought joy to people's faces.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eWith his newfound success, Ray made the decision to sell his store and invested in a plot of land along Highway 101, where he constructed a dedicated workshop. As the mid-1970s rolled around, he had evolved into a captivating attraction in his own right, sculpting life-sized statues right along the US 101 route in Seal Rock. This artistic spectacle drew the gaze of countless passing motorists, prompting them to pause and admire his exceptional craftsmanship.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eAmidst all this activity, Ray also embarked on a mission to promote and sell his carvings. He embarked on cross-country journeys, towing a spacious open trailer showcasing life-sized statues, visible to anyone traveling the highways. His efforts garnered substantial attention, and he found himself gracing the front pages of newspapers. By the late 1980s, Ray had solidified his status as a nationally and internationally renowned artist, with his statues becoming fixtures in galleries on a permanent basis.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eRay's remarkable skills earned him the nickname \"the fastest chainsaw in the West,\" and his creations found their way into the private collections of notable individuals, including the likes of Willie Nelson, Neil Diamond, Dolly Parton, and the late President Ronald Reagan.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eMeasurements: (approx)\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThe cowboy stands 6ft 6\" tall\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e198cm H x 50cm L x 30cm D\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThis cowboy is in excellent vintage condition.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eAt our vintage furniture emporium, we wholeheartedly embrace the ethos of reusing and recycling these remarkable antique and vintage treasures. 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It's important to note that, given their antique nature, our pieces may exhibit charming signs of age and minor imperfections, which only add to their character and authenticity. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eChoose to be a part of our sustainable journey and relish the chance to own a personalized item of exceptional quality, enriching your living space with a touch of history and reducing environmental impact in the process.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eFREE collection is available from our shop by appointment only.\u003cbr\u003eWe can offer local delivery please message for quote\u003cbr\u003eThe delivery quoted in this listing is for mainland UK only.\u003cbr\u003ePlease contact us for a delivery quote to Cornwall, Scotland, Highlands or Islands or Offshore UK, Northern Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey, IOW, etc as it may be more than the price quote.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCourier price quoted is for one man courier to ground floor level only – help will be needed your end. 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a magnificent life size vintage chainsaw art cowboy for your collection or use as a commercial prop! This exceptional piece is a towering 6 feet 6 inches tall chainsaw sculpture of a rugged Cowboy, skilfully crafted by the renowned artist Ray Kowalski during the vibrant 1990s. Imprinted with a timeless charm, this solid wood sculpture bears the sculptor's signature and the significant date of creation, 1992, gracefully engraved on its base.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eStanding proudly at an impressive 198 centimetres, this Cowboy exudes an extraordinary level of detail and character. His countenance is a testament to Ray Kowalski's mastery, portraying a weathered visage with a striking beard meticulously crafted from nails, finished with a bold black paint. Atop his head rests a classic cowboy hat, complemented by a stylish red bandana adorning his neck.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eDressed in quintessential cowboy attire, he sports meticulously carved boots, a rugged jacket, and well-tailored trousers. A holster proudly secures his trusty gun, adding an authentic touch to this remarkable sculpture. This vintage masterpiece not only captures the spirit of the Wild West but also showcases Ray Kowalski's exceptional talent and dedication to his craft.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eDon't miss the chance to own a true work of art that encapsulates the essence of the American frontier. Whether as a statement piece in your home or as a unique addition to your vintage collection, this Cowboy sculpture is bound to captivate and inspire all who lay eyes upon it. Act now and bring a piece of the Wild West into your world.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThis cowboy could be used commercially for the following:\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e**1. Restaurant \u0026amp; Bar Ambiance:**\u003cbr\u003e - Elevate your venue's atmosphere with a captivating cowboy sculpture, creating a memorable experience for patrons and sparking conversations.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e**2. Retail Display:** \u003cbr\u003e - Make your store stand out with a vintage cowboy sculpture, offering an immersive shopping experience that draws customers in.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e**3. Tourist Attraction:** \u003cbr\u003e - Attract tourists and social media enthusiasts to your location with this eye-catching cowboy sculpture, a must-see photo opportunity.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e**4. Event Rentals:** \u003cbr\u003e - Enhance weddings, corporate events, and parties with versatile decor, ensuring your investment pays off for years to come.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e**5. Real Estate Staging:** \u003cbr\u003e - Impress potential buyers and make properties memorable with the addition of a life-sized cowboy sculpture, adding a touch of Western charm.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eRay Kowalski stumbled into the world of chainsaw carving by serendipity. During the 1960s, as the owner of a modest shop in Seal Rock, Oregon, he sought innovative ways to draw in customers. Fortuitously, he was presented with a couple of logs, and with his remarkable skills and inventive spirit, he sculpted a sizable Tiki figure to adorn the storefront. At that juncture, chainsaw carving was an unfamiliar craft, but it didn't take long for an individual to express interest in purchasing it. Encouraged by this early success, Ray embarked on crafting more pieces, all while developing a specialization in crafting lively characters that brought joy to people's faces.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eWith his newfound success, Ray made the decision to sell his store and invested in a plot of land along Highway 101, where he constructed a dedicated workshop. As the mid-1970s rolled around, he had evolved into a captivating attraction in his own right, sculpting life-sized statues right along the US 101 route in Seal Rock. This artistic spectacle drew the gaze of countless passing motorists, prompting them to pause and admire his exceptional craftsmanship.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eAmidst all this activity, Ray also embarked on a mission to promote and sell his carvings. He embarked on cross-country journeys, towing a spacious open trailer showcasing life-sized statues, visible to anyone traveling the highways. His efforts garnered substantial attention, and he found himself gracing the front pages of newspapers. By the late 1980s, Ray had solidified his status as a nationally and internationally renowned artist, with his statues becoming fixtures in galleries on a permanent basis.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eRay's remarkable skills earned him the nickname \"the fastest chainsaw in the West,\" and his creations found their way into the private collections of notable individuals, including the likes of Willie Nelson, Neil Diamond, Dolly Parton, and the late President Ronald Reagan.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eMeasurements: (approx)\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThe cowboy stands 6ft 6\" tall\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e198cm H x 50cm L x 30cm D\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThis cowboy is in excellent vintage condition.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eAt our vintage furniture emporium, we wholeheartedly embrace the ethos of reusing and recycling these remarkable antique and vintage treasures. By breathing new life into these items, we not only provide them with a fresh start but also offer you the opportunity to adorn your home with a truly distinctive and high-quality piece, all while making a positive impact on the planet's carbon footprint.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eEvery item in our collection has undergone either meticulous restoration, thoughtful upcycling or sympathetic cleaning \u0026amp; oiling, depending on the amount of work needed to bring the item back to its former glory and this is carried out with utmost care and attention. We employ top-notch paints and materials to ensure a professional finish that stands the test of time. It's important to note that, given their antique nature, our pieces may exhibit charming signs of age and minor imperfections, which only add to their character and authenticity. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eChoose to be a part of our sustainable journey and relish the chance to own a personalized item of exceptional quality, enriching your living space with a touch of history and reducing environmental impact in the process.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eFREE collection is available from our shop by appointment only.\u003cbr\u003eWe can offer local delivery please message for quote\u003cbr\u003eThe delivery quoted in this listing is for mainland UK only.\u003cbr\u003ePlease contact us for a delivery quote to Cornwall, Scotland, Highlands or Islands or Offshore UK, Northern Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey, IOW, etc as it may be more than the price quote.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCourier price quoted is for one man courier to ground floor level only – help will be needed your end. Timed and exact delivery day requests are not available but delivery will normally be within a two week window. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThis item is available to view at our showroom RetroNovia , 12 New Pond Parade, West End Road, Ruislip Gardens, Middlesex HA4 6LR . Please call us on 01895 675596 to make sure the item is available before coming to view.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eWe are located easy access from London and Oxford and are directly off the Main A40 Polish War memorial junction.\u003c\/p\u003e"}

Chainsaw Carved Cowboy Wooden Sculpture Life Size LARGE Heavy By Ray Kowalski 1992 VINTAGE

Product Description

Introducing a magnificent life size vintage chainsaw art cowboy for your collection or use as a commercial prop! This exceptional piece is a towering 6 feet 6 inches tall chainsaw sculpture of a rugged Cowboy, skilfully crafted by the renowned artist Ray Kowalski during the vibrant 1990s. Imprinted with a timeless charm, this solid wood sculpture bears the sculptor's signature and the significant date of creation, 1992, gracefully engraved on its base.

Standing proudly at an impressive 198 centimetres, this Cowboy exudes an extraordinary level of detail and character. His countenance is a testament to Ray Kowalski's mastery, portraying a weathered visage with a striking beard meticulously crafted from nails, finished with a bold black paint. Atop his head rests a classic cowboy hat, complemented by a stylish red bandana adorning his neck.

Dressed in quintessential cowboy attire, he sports meticulously carved boots, a rugged jacket, and well-tailored trousers. A holster proudly secures his trusty gun, adding an authentic touch to this remarkable sculpture. This vintage masterpiece not only captures the spirit of the Wild West but also showcases Ray Kowalski's exceptional talent and dedication to his craft.

Don't miss the chance to own a true work of art that encapsulates the essence of the American frontier. Whether as a statement piece in your home or as a unique addition to your vintage collection, this Cowboy sculpture is bound to captivate and inspire all who lay eyes upon it. Act now and bring a piece of the Wild West into your world.

This cowboy could be used commercially for the following:

**1. Restaurant & Bar Ambiance:**
- Elevate your venue's atmosphere with a captivating cowboy sculpture, creating a memorable experience for patrons and sparking conversations.

**2. Retail Display:**
- Make your store stand out with a vintage cowboy sculpture, offering an immersive shopping experience that draws customers in.

**3. Tourist Attraction:**
- Attract tourists and social media enthusiasts to your location with this eye-catching cowboy sculpture, a must-see photo opportunity.

**4. Event Rentals:**
- Enhance weddings, corporate events, and parties with versatile decor, ensuring your investment pays off for years to come.

**5. Real Estate Staging:**
- Impress potential buyers and make properties memorable with the addition of a life-sized cowboy sculpture, adding a touch of Western charm.

Ray Kowalski stumbled into the world of chainsaw carving by serendipity. During the 1960s, as the owner of a modest shop in Seal Rock, Oregon, he sought innovative ways to draw in customers. Fortuitously, he was presented with a couple of logs, and with his remarkable skills and inventive spirit, he sculpted a sizable Tiki figure to adorn the storefront. At that juncture, chainsaw carving was an unfamiliar craft, but it didn't take long for an individual to express interest in purchasing it. Encouraged by this early success, Ray embarked on crafting more pieces, all while developing a specialization in crafting lively characters that brought joy to people's faces.

With his newfound success, Ray made the decision to sell his store and invested in a plot of land along Highway 101, where he constructed a dedicated workshop. As the mid-1970s rolled around, he had evolved into a captivating attraction in his own right, sculpting life-sized statues right along the US 101 route in Seal Rock. This artistic spectacle drew the gaze of countless passing motorists, prompting them to pause and admire his exceptional craftsmanship.

Amidst all this activity, Ray also embarked on a mission to promote and sell his carvings. He embarked on cross-country journeys, towing a spacious open trailer showcasing life-sized statues, visible to anyone traveling the highways. His efforts garnered substantial attention, and he found himself gracing the front pages of newspapers. By the late 1980s, Ray had solidified his status as a nationally and internationally renowned artist, with his statues becoming fixtures in galleries on a permanent basis.

Ray's remarkable skills earned him the nickname "the fastest chainsaw in the West," and his creations found their way into the private collections of notable individuals, including the likes of Willie Nelson, Neil Diamond, Dolly Parton, and the late President Ronald Reagan.


Measurements: (approx)

The cowboy stands 6ft 6" tall

198cm H x 50cm L x 30cm D

This cowboy is in excellent vintage condition.

At our vintage furniture emporium, we wholeheartedly embrace the ethos of reusing and recycling these remarkable antique and vintage treasures. By breathing new life into these items, we not only provide them with a fresh start but also offer you the opportunity to adorn your home with a truly distinctive and high-quality piece, all while making a positive impact on the planet's carbon footprint.

Every item in our collection has undergone either meticulous restoration, thoughtful upcycling or sympathetic cleaning & oiling, depending on the amount of work needed to bring the item back to its former glory and this is carried out with utmost care and attention. We employ top-notch paints and materials to ensure a professional finish that stands the test of time. It's important to note that, given their antique nature, our pieces may exhibit charming signs of age and minor imperfections, which only add to their character and authenticity.

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This item is available to view at our showroom RetroNovia , 12 New Pond Parade, West End Road, Ruislip Gardens, Middlesex HA4 6LR . Please call us on 01895 675596 to make sure the item is available before coming to view.

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