Tuesday, November 27, 2012
National Geographic on Thursday will begin airing "American Chainsaw," a show featuring sculptor Jesse Green. His works include "Mrs. Pine" outside Mac Med Spa and Salon.
Jesse Green has made a living for 15 years carving tree trunks and stumps into whimsical characters and creatures. If you live in Milford, you know Mrs. Pine. If you live in Bellingham, it's Paul Bunyan; in Holliston, Casey at the Bat. Memorial School in Medfield has "Moose" and "Duck." Now, his finesse with a chainsaw will put his creations in front of a national audience. National Geographic Television this week will begin airing "American Chainsaw," an eight-show series that focuses on Green, his crew and family in Medway. The first 30-minute episode airs at 10 p.m. Thursday, immediately followed by the second episode. (The reality show follows "Rocket City Rednecks.") He's already seen the episodes, and is happy with the result. Some …
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
The pine sculpture outside Mac Med Salon, called Miss Pine, has a new look.
The former pine tree on the Mac Med Salon and Spa property — now called Miss Pine — has had some work done. The hot pink hue is gone. She's now a blonde. Owner Debbie MacDonald recently had the sculpture repainted, for the first time since she was created last year.
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Miss Pine, the sculptural woman's figure carved from a 60-foot pine on the Mac Med Salon property, is looking a little pale this week.
Miss Pine is a woman people in Milford either love or hate. A quirky landmark to some, an eyesore in Pepto-Bismol pink to others. This week, it's hard not to notice she's lost some of her famous color. Painters covered her in primer. A makeover is coming soon. Debbie MacDonald, owner of Mac Med Salon, who had the scultpure made from a 60-foot pine on the property, is thinking flesh tones with gold highlights, perhaps. We'll just have to wait and see how she turns out.