Knex Chainsaw!

About: i like music :)

This is a chainsaw that I made. It go round relatively fast, because I used a strong motor. It still needs a little tinkering with so if you've modded it, or even put a gun on it (as some chainsaws now have guns) let me know.

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Step 1: The Handle

Those little grey motors are found in those little battle set things, if you don't any.

Step 2: Chain

There are exactly 59 chain links. Each chain link has a grey connector and a green rod. I used balck for sheer coolness.

Step 3: Handle No. 2

This is the handle that you hold onto. I'm right handed so I hold it with my left hand and use my right hand to operate the motor.

Step 4: Front Cog

This does occasionally jam abit, as in the links sort of stick in between the teeth of the cog. The cog is also a black/yellow one.

Step 5: The Main Bulk

This is kinda tricky to make. Follow the pictures. The third and second pictures are the body sideways on. There are only two red rods, your eyes arent playing tricks on you!

Step 6: Connections

Do as you see. It's pretty obvious what goes where, use the pictures as far as possible, but if you have any problems let me know.

Step 7: Finished

You have now a sexy chainsaw. Please dont kill anyone.

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    11 years ago

    This project looks awesome but there isn't enough documentation of you actually making it to be a full Instructable. There are two things which you could do. 1) If you happen to have images of you making your project you can create some more steps, add those additional photos into your Instructable and then republish your Instructable. 2) If you don't have any more pictures of you working on your project, that's ok too. That just means that your project is better suited to be submitted as a slideshow. Your images are already in your library, and you can use the same text that you have already written for your Instructable so it should only take a few minutes to create your slideshow and show the world what you made! Thanks for your submission and let me know if you have any questions along the way.


    2 months ago



    2 years ago

    This is a legit chainsaw.


    8 years ago on Introduction

    can i use a regular blue motor on the chain saw


    9 years ago on Step 2

    ps its spelled Black but i agree with ya its sweet


    10 years ago on Introduction

    hey make a different handle add a battery pack for a drill motor andrig the drill motor to the gears ror whatever that would hurt like crazy if you got sawed