Free 50 Best Homemade Tools eBook:  
Remove advertisements
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Chainsaw case splitting tool

  1. #1
    QCM Aviation Technologies Double J Creations's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2016
    Posts
    11
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked 13 Times in 6 Posts

    Double J Creations's Tools

    Chainsaw case splitting tool

    Hello all, I am rebuilding a Husqvarna 51 chainsaw, changing bearings on the crankshaft and needed to split the lower case apart. Did not have the tool to split the case and did not want to spend $80.00 on one either so I made one. It's been done before so no big deal, and not as beefy as some you might see, just used what I had. Cut it out of 1/8" plate steel with my plasma cutter and used a 1" square tube as the base to weld to. Used 1/2" althread and two nuts. Once I had all the welding completed, I cleaned it all up and gave it a try, it worked great. My thought is that even with the lighter gauge materials used it will still do the job. Here are photos.Chainsaw case splitting tool-image.jpgChainsaw case splitting tool-image.jpgChainsaw case splitting tool-image.jpg

  2. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Double J Creations For This Useful Post:

    Jon (05-06-2016), PJs (05-07-2016)

  3. #2
    Content Editor DIYer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    3,084
    Thanks
    321
    Thanked 621 Times in 562 Posts
    Thanks Double J Creations! We've added your Case Splitter to our Miscellaneous category, as well as to your builder page: Double J Creations' Homemade Tools. Your receipt:



    Post your reply!
    Join 33,912 of us and get our 50 Must Read Homemade Tools eBook free.



    50 Must Read Homemade Tools

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •