A man in New Hampshire decides to shave his Mohawk in true punk rock style by using a chainsaw to chop off his spiky hairdo.
Video shows the young man, named Chris, getting ready to get rid of the iconic hairstyle he’s donned for nearly three weeks.
While he’s discussing why he’s ready for a change, his dad is starting up a chainsaw to be used for the task.
As the chainsaw sets off, Chris begins to look a bit nervous about what he’s in for.
A woman is heard saying: ‘Are you sweating? Any last words?’
Chris asks: ‘Is there a test area? It’s going to hurt. It’s going to be bad.’
There is no test area so Chris sits in a chair and prepares for the rather unusual haircut.
But the chainsaw gets put away and Chris’s dad reappears with a large pair of garden sheers and begins clipping the front of his hair.
Chris’ dad starts up the chainsaw and prepares to cut his son’s hair, which is styled in a Mohawk
The intense blow drying and hair product that’s used to maintain the Mohawk makes getting rid of it a daunting task
Chris’ dad must bring in reinforcement and tries cutting his son’s hair with a pair of garden sheers and also a large kitchen knife
‘Ow,’ says Chris, while laughing.
Nothing seems to be working and a woman appears in the video and holds Chris’ hair in clumps, hoping that this will make it easier to cut.
Everyone is laughing and the chainsaw starts up again.
Beginning at the back of Chris’ head, the chainsaw cuts into his long blonde spikes but stops when he begins screaming.
A pair of clippers seems to get a lot of the hair off and Chris’ Mohawk is transformed into one with mini spikes
Chris holds the spiky pieces belonging to his former Mohawk hairstyle, which he had worn for almost three weeks
Dad turns to a pair of clippers, a knife and regular shaver to try to finish the task.
A Mohawk hairstyle can require high levels of maintenance due to the blow drying and gel that is used to keep the spikes standing upright. Much like hair that’s done in dreadlocks, getting rid of these looks can take time.
Eventually, Chris and his family manage to get the job done.