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Mountain Mike’s Whetstone Wood Works


We specialize in chainsaw carvings and rustic furniture. Mountain Mike is an international speed carver and Masterpiece carver. We are a chainsaw carving Mecca of epic proportions. Located in the heart of the Smoky Mountains right outside of the Smoky Mountain National Park! Mountain Mike can and will carve whatever you think of assuming he can find the logs big enough. Chainsaw carvings range from a foot tall to 14 ft tall. Stop by his shop in Maggie Valley to see his latest hand carved pieces.


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