Larger pieces can be screwed to
the bench from beneath or held
in place with "bench dogs".
I find I get most control by
using a couple of heavy sandbags.
Logs can be roughed out with a
chainsaw, angle grinder and
a 1½" no.5 gouge hit with a
Further shaping can be done with
a large rasp before picking up
smaller gouges, knife and rifflers
for more detailed shaping.