We went an saw some ice carving in Yorkville as part of Toronto’s Icefest. Some quite large sculptures were being made, there was a lifesize fireman and even a horsedrawn cart that you could sit in.
I would have thought electrical equipment and melting ice weren’t a good mix but they use just about every kind of powertool (chainsaws, angle grinders, drills etc) you can think of creating these. It looks like a lot of fun, but I don’t know if its ever going to take off at home.
Theres a few more photos on flickr if you’d like to see more. -Simon