Good thing I had my steel reinforced safety boot on it or I recon it would have gone straight through my leathers. Even Kevlar.
Then the safety switch was difficult to switch off with my gloves on. I had to hold the chain saw down firmly with my right boot, while I got my right glove off to switch it off. Then the switch jammed. Then I prayed and it freed up. Phew.
It was definately stuck in hyperdrive and within about three seconds was going to explode itself. Lots of nice smoke, good sound effects, 'it came alive man'!
I have been asking for these bushes to be cut back for weeks so I can get the garden cleared.
We had words. I have a cast iron 'Affidavit' (ha it's recorded on mobile phones!) in front of his friends on the boat that he has to show me how to use this thing properly when He gets back. I don't want all my trees cut down, I just want to do some selective heavy pruning.
Good thing I did a short test on using heavy machinery. I only managed to do one term of Carpentry. I got a bit fraked about using the Joinery machinery. Looked like it was a recipe for losing a few fingers, so I think I went a bit ballistic. Needless to say it was another class I was asked to leave for being disruptive! I loved doing the class though and I would really like to join a class that just works with hand tools. I like restoring things, so I am probably better at joining a furniture restoration class. The guys on the course were great.
I was the only girl and it realy brought out my competitive streak.
Looks like it's Mackeral for tea, and I think now I have got over the chainsaw surprise I am going to do a bit of nice safe painting. I must take some more pictures of my art stuff, I think '