Is it sufficient to remove the guards and bolt on a lawn mower blade, or should I find a different mechanism to secure it?

  • How many fingers do you still have? Do you really want something sharp spinning at 1000s of RPMs less than an inch from your fingers/body.
    – crip659
    Jun 10, 2022 at 16:31
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    I'm sure I appreciate a meta-laugh, but sometimes people that aren't in on the joke aren't in on the joke. Maybe we just close this one... Jun 10, 2022 at 16:36
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    Do it, but fill out your Darwin Award Application Form first.
    – Solar Mike
    Jun 10, 2022 at 16:38
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    Thanks for the tip. Voted. Folks who do chainsaw wood carving subjectively don't think that would be unsafe.
    – isherwood
    Jun 10, 2022 at 16:39
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    Don't be like this guy.
    – brhans
    Jun 10, 2022 at 19:07

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No. This is, quite frankly, a bad idea.

Maybe if you explained what you were trying to accomplish in a different question, you might get useful information.

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    Don't think stupid is even close enough.
    – crip659
    Jun 10, 2022 at 16:33

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