Top-notch Chainsaw Carvers Tranform Trees Into Treasure In Carver Kings
HGTV Canada expands its royal family this spring with the new series Carver Kings, a captivating and entertaining look at the unique world of chainsaw carving. A companion to the hit Timber Kings series, Carver Kings follows a passionate crew of elite chainsaw mavericks based out of Williams Lake, B.C. as they turn raw wood into stunning custom art for the owners of the world’s most spectacular log homes. Carver Kings premieres with back-to-back episodes Sunday, April 5 at 10pm ET/PT on HGTV Canada.
Part of the team at Pioneer Log Homes, these chainsaw experts are challenged with creating extraordinary, one-of-a-kind carvings for the Timber Kings’ most prestigious clients. Faced with near impossible deadlines, demanding clientele, last minute changes and work yard egos, the Carver Kings will stop at nothing to make sure their works of art are the crown jewel of some of the most magnificent log homes on the planet.
“HGTV Canada is home to the country’s most talented, captivating craftsmen and the brilliant Carver Kings epitomize the brand’s commitment to authentic and entertaining lifestyle programming,” said Christine Shipton, Senior Vice President, Content, Shaw Media. “This spring, we introduce a new group of fascinating characters who have the rare ability to use powerful chainsaws for extremely detailed carvings that will leave Canadians in awe.”
As some of the best carvers in the world, the Kings know every detail about the subjects they carve – from the number of feathers on a bird’s wing to the exact angle at which a bear’s claw curves. Each incredible carving comes with a unique story and viewers get an up-close look at the precise work required to create a range of carvings. Whether it’s an eagle, a mountain lion, a family tree, a gazebo or even a tiki bar, every carving becomes a striking focal point in homes across North America.
“After seeing the incredible fan base that Timber Kings has developed in its first two seasons, we think viewers are going to be thrilled to experience another aspect of the log home building industry,” said David Paperny, President, Paperny Entertainment. “Some people create art with paint and canvas, others with stone and chisel. Carver Kings will showcase the incredible artistry that can come from the unlikely chainsaw. We’re excited for viewers to meet this talented bunch of characters living in the high-pressure world of chainsaw carving.”
The premiere episode follows the Carver Kings as they create a modern totem pole for a Colorado log stunner that Timber King Peter Arnold needs to complete the build. The homeowner requested a piece that stands 13 feet tall and represents the native animals of Colorado – but they only have five days to complete the work. In this high-stakes job where timing and quality are everything, one mistake could prove very costly to the whole project. Meanwhile, across the work yard at Pioneer Log Homes, the most seasoned carver of the bunch gives Pioneer’s rookie carvers a surprise job to cut their teeth on.
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