Chain saw ringtones
The first mobile phone with customizable ringtones, where a user could input an original melody rather than the preset songs, was introduced in Japan in 1996. It proved to be very popular. The rest is history.
Storm-cleanup with chainsaws – how to stay safe when nature strikes
Families trapped in their homes. Trees coming straight at you while working. As a firefighter in frequently storm-hit Mississippi, Woodman Speights has plenty of experience of working with chainsaws in tough conditions. Like the dangerous task of storm cleanup – something that should only be done by trained professionals.
“I’ve seen some serious damage,” he says.
Simple chainsaw carving
The fast-growing art of chainsaw carving is derived from the ancient art of wood carving. Modernized during the 1950s by the first chainsaw artists, the art form got its first big breakthrough during the Lumberjack World Championships in Hayward, Wisconsin in the 1980s. In 1987, the first Chainsaw Carving World Championships took place. Today, there are numerous chainsaw carvers around the world who produce wood sculptures of bears, eagles, hawks, horses, tables and benches.