Della Meredith of La Porte, Texas is like the J.J. Watt of wood carving, and she uses a chainsaw on her statues.
Meredith, a former art teacher who turned her love of chainsaws and wood into a business, usually goes with totem poles or fish as her carving subjects, but after a request from a friend, she decided to make a Watt of her own. The end result is this amazing 5-foot, 80-pound sculpture that captures Watt's being right down to the eye black.
My JJ Watt chainsaw carving #dellameredithPosted by Della Meredith on Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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Meredith told KPRC 2 in Houston that she would love to see what Watt thought of her work. Ask and you shall receive, Meredith:
There are some talented people in this world. That's crazy! https://t.co/Y2yVm00lqT— JJ Watt (@JJWatt) February 10, 2016
For a behind the scenes look at the making of the Watt statue, KPRC has you covered.