Tagged: Chainsaw

Doom running on a chainsaw makes absolute sense

Chainsaw running Doom

Give DIY’ers a Raspberry Pi and they’ll come up with things you never imagined before. Like playing Doom 2 on a chainsaw. That is exactly what George Merlocco did, and dubbed it Painsaw. A Doom game fan, George modded an Echo Junior Chainsaw Toy to power it with a Raspberry Pi Zero. He also used the Chocolate Doom source port to replicate the first series of Doom released in early 1990s.
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Art-Bot robotic arm made from bicycle parts cuts effortlessly through wood

Art Bot robotic arm made from recycled bicycle parts_2

Morgan Rauscher has been working on an 8-inch long robotic arm dubbed Art-Bot for almost a decade now, that can cut through hardwood with ease courtesy a chainsaw attached to the arm ending. Interestingly the robotic arm is made from bicycle parts to demonstrate how trash material can be used to create something worth adoring. The robotic arm is controlled with the help of arcade machine like buttons salvaged from arcade video game which gives one the feel of maneuvering around the robotic hand in a gaming like environment.
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Australian V8 chainsaw chops down wood like knife through butter

Australian V8 chainsaw by Whitland engineering

Next time you hear a V8 engine roaring in the Australian outback don’t pre-assume that you’ll see a muscle car or sports roadster speeding by you anytime. Whitlands Engineering Victoria have created a monstrous chainsaw powered by 4.1 liter Holden V8 engine that can chop down humungous logs of wood like a slice of bread. Made from ¾ pitch harvester chain and 1000mm harvester bar the monster chainsaw knocks down 550mm hardwood peppermint wood in just couple of seconds flat. . It is driven through 1:1 ratio right angle drive that transfers maximum power to the chainsaw blades. Watch the video that follows to see it in action as you’ll be surely amazed.
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