Handpowered Chainsaw


after i break one of the chains at my chainsaw, i dont wanted to throw them away and figured out how to reuse them as a handpowered chainsaw.

I am sorry that the video isn´t really professionell but i hope you may still like the video.

Some Tipps for the use:

The saw is only useful for round objects, square wood is a pain.

You should use the saw at wood that is stable, otherwise the wood will slip away easy.

Here is the Link to my video on youtube:


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    Nice design. It certainly would be a lot easier to carry around in the woods than a regular chainsaw. If you want to make the video easier for people to view, you can embed it on the page using the Embed video tool in the step editor. Then people will be able to watch the video on the instructable page.

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    Oh, thanks. I didnt know about the function to embed the video direct on instructables, i will embed the video as soon as possible here.