Chainsaws and Chuckwagons

When: July 15 - 18, 2020
Where: Centennial Park, 630 Eighth Street


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2020 Chainsaws & Chuckwagons!


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Here are your winners, Frederick!

1st Place: Keepin’ It Squatchy by Justin Driver

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2nd Place: Rising Above by Chris Foltz

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3rd Place: Captain Jack by Ken Braun Jr.

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Carver’s Choice: Fast Food by Kyle Thomas

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Help to keep our community safe and follow the guidance below at all Frederick events:

  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Please wear a mask 
  • Use our hand-washing and sanitizing stations
  • Keep your distance – stay 6 feet apart
  • Follow our one-way flow of traffic
  • Use credit cards as much as possible
  • Support our carvers and shop for unique wood carvings and works of art!

Event Schedule

Please note that all times are approximate and the carvers choose their own carving schedule throughout the competition.

Wednesday,  July 15

10 a.m. - Event kickoff with carving all day

Thursday, July 16

Carving all day

4 pm - 8 pm: Chuckwagons: Edge Gourmet Street Kitchen, Nacho Mama’s Tacos, Slawpy Barn & Kona Ice

4 pm - 4:30 pm: Community Performance in Amphitheater - En Face Dance Studios 

5 pm - 8 pm: Tim Ostdiek music in the amphitheater

6 pm - 7 pm: Quick Carve

7 pm: Auctioneer with Quick Carve Auction (bring cash or credit card)

Friday, July 17

Carving all day

4 pm - 8 pm: Chuckwagons: Edge Gourmet Street Kitchen, Nacho Mama’s Tacos, Slawpy Barn & Tommy Boy Mini Donuts

4 pm - 8 pm: Bonus Farmers market

4 pm - 8 pm: Vote for your favorite masterpiece at the Town tent. One vote per person per entire event.

Saturday,  July 18

Carvers are finishing their masterpieces. All carvers must finish by 4 pm.

11 am - 7 pm: Chuckwagons: Edge Gourmet Street Kitchen, I Scream Colorado, Nacho Mama’s Tacos, Original By Greeks,  Slawpy Barn & Tommy Boy Mini Donuts

11 am - 1:30 pm: Harmony & Brad music in the amphitheater

11 am - 6 pm: Vote for your favorite masterpiece at the Town tent. One vote per person per entire event.

2 pm - 3:30 pm: Steve Weeks music in the amphitheater

4 pm - 6 pm: Pennies on the Track  music in the amphitheater

6 pm - 7 pm: Quick Carve

7 pm - Special delivery of trophies by the skydiving lumberjacks...look up!

7 pm - 8 pm: Auctioneer with Quick Carve Auction (bring cash or credit card) and Chainsaw Competition winner announcement.

  1. 2020 Chainsaw Carvers
Chainsaw CarverFromInfo
Ken Braun Jr.Montrose, Colorado@RusticArts
Justin DriverFarmington, KentuckyOnce Upon a Log
Chris FoltzNorth Bend, Oregon@ChefChainsaw
Kadin GurneyMontrose, Colorado
Justine ParkLongmont, ColoradoN/A
Joe SrholezGypsum, ColoradoSweetwater Trading Post
Kyle ThomasRaleigh, North CarolinaRed Rabbit Wood Carving
Molly WisteHackensack, Minnesota Wiste Woodworks


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Carvers Fueled by: Butcher & The Blonde, Georgia Boys BBQ

2019 Event Photos

Sloth rocket carving
Hanging around carving
Freedom ride carving
2019 carver group photo
Chainsaws and Chuckwagons sign
carver on first day
Gnome's first flight carving
Fernando's carving
hummingbird carving
Kraken carving
Cowboy carving
The Moment carving
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carving with chainsaw