If you thought lumberjack would be one of the last jobs to be replaced by robots and automated machinery, you’ll want to replan your future after watching this tree-climbing, chainsaw-wielding contraption shimmy up a trunk while slicing off every single branch in its path.
As a kid, you probably came up with a lot of terrible ideas your parents wisely stopped you from carrying out; that’s why you’re alive today. But once grownup, you’re free to try anything that pops into your mind, like upgrading a toddler-sized tricycle so that it’s powered by an old chainsaw.
Custom builder František Hajdekr has managed to create a working Lego chainsaw that includes a functional power trigger, a brake lever, and a spinning chain blade. Without sharpened teeth on the chain the saw will be hard-pressed to cut even softened butter, but the miniature replica is no less impressive.
Looking for a fun weekend project that promises to improve every last part of the forthcoming summer? Do what Instructables’ Mike Warren did and combine a gas-powered chainsaw with a blender to make a machine that churns the smoothest frozen margaritas on the planet, without the need for a power cord.
This is like something out of a nightmare: a chainsaw attached to a drone. What could possibly go wrong?
Here’s a really neat animation that reveals how a chainsaw works. The piston inside powers the three-row shark teeth chain of blades at 70mph! We get to see how the hundred of parts come together in this dissection animation and even cooler, get to see the manufacturing process of the all-important guide bar of a…
A chainsaw is one of the most dangerous single things on this planet. A roaring machine cycle of sharp teeth created to cut anything down. And if you add an idiot human to the mix, you’re just asking for blood and accidents. Luckily, a pair of safety chaps makes it so much safer. How can a pair of clothes be able to…
His true passion might be designing and building some of the most ridiculous slingshots the internet has ever seen, but even Joerg Sprave needs to stretch his creative wings from time to time. Which is why Joerg's most recent creation is an insane chainsaw-powered wooden machine gun that can decimate a target firing…
Electric chainsaws aren't anywhere near as powerful as the ones with gas engines, but Makita's X2 LXT comes close—and offers several key advantages if you don't need a tool capable of clear-cutting a forest.
If you don't mind having your pockets filled with novelty knick-knacks when you head out the door, you can adorably dress up your keys with these plastic covers that make them look like tiny chainsaws.
There's so much awesomeness in this new video from Jeorg Sprave's "Slingshot Channel" on YouTube I can barely stand it, but here's the rundown:
Created as a performance piece for the 2013 Interior Design Week in Cologne, Tom Pawlofsky and Tibor Weissmahr figured it was a great idea to equip an industrial robot arm with a chainsaw to carve stools out of a tree trunk.
The YouTube title for this clip from the 1988 martial arts-comedy Tiger on Beat is "Awesome chainsaw fight," which I feel is slightly redundant. I mean, if it's a chainsaw fight, I think you're pretty safe in assuming it's going to be awesome. Obviously, there could technically be boring chainsaw fights — the…
First, the bad news. This leather bag from Facetasm isn't a stylish way to carry your chainsaw. So lumberjack fashionistas, we're sorry to disappoint. But if plaid ever makes its way back onto catwalks, this bag will serve as the perfect fashion accessory.
So much news passes before our collective eyes every day that we couldn't possibly cover it all. Mostly because much of it isn't worth covering! But here are a some borderline tidbits we passed on, just in case.
While far from practical, NextOfKin Creative's re-imagining of the chainsaw isn't supposed to cut through trees or be waved around a leathery-faced lunatic's head out in the country. As you can see from the photo, it's designed to slice through icebergs! Or sit in a museum looking all pretty. [NextOfKin via Core77]
When the inevitable police report is filled out, expect all the old cliches. "She seemed so harmless," the neighbors will say. "We never thought so much evil could be hiding under such a cute little bow." But we knew better.