bikes
Rule the Playground With a Chainsaw-Powered Tricycle

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. Read More >>

design
Working Lego Chainsaw Makes Short Work of Lego Forests

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. Read More >>

diy
Combining a Blender, Chainsaw, and Motorcycle Is Summer Done Right

Looking for a fun 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 for making the smoothest margaritas without the need for a power cable. Read More >>

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Dissecting a Chainsaw

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 chainsaw (the metal plate of the chainsaw blades). Read More >>

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Watch a Chainsaw Open a Beer in Glorious Slow Motion

First off, don't do this. Seriously. Don't. It's an old trick, and probably a great way to stab yourself in the eye with a flying bottle cap. But it sure looks pretty in slow motion, as the goofballs at Slow Mo Lab are here to show us. Read More >>

robots
Giving This Robot a Chainsaw Could Be Mankind’s Greatest Folly

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. Read More >>