Using Your Saw
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Beginner Chainsaw eCourse
All chainsaw beginners need to take this four-part Chainsaw eCourse!
A Chainsaw FAQ. Frequently asked questions on the chainsaw.
Chainsaw and Tree Feller Glossary
Essential terms for the chainsaw user and timber faller.
Parts of a Chainsaw
Review 11 essential chainsaw parts essential to running a saw and improving it's safety.
How To Fell a Tree - an Oregon Logger Demonstrates
This graphic guide helps you cut a tree. Oregon logger Tyson Schultz takes you on a step by step demonstration as he fells a tree. You will learn how to size up a tree, make the face cut, finish with the back cut and limb and buck the tree. This reference site is also heavily linked to OSHA's Logging Advisory.
Small Chainsaw Review
"Chainsaw manufacturers are using newer and lighter materials to build more powerful but durable machines. An article in Arbor Age magazine suggests you consider eight saws for potential purchase."
You Buy - America's Favorite Chainsaws
With over 3,100 votes cast, foresters, rangers, landowners, and loggers pick their favorite chainsaw.
Portable Sawmills - What Should You Buy
Do it yourself sawmills are attracting more and more people - and people have a real penchant for cutting their own lumber. Find out what kind of mill to purchase...
Portable Sawmills -
Interview With a Mill Consultant
Know the Difference Between a Chainsaw, Band, Swing or Dimension Sawmill. Read this interview with professional miller Ron Wenrich.
Chainsaw Safety (three parts)
A chainsaw is the most dangerous hand tool that can be purchased on the open market. Learn more about a saw from this interview with professional logger Carl Smith. Mr. Smith gives tips on safety, bucking and felling, and types of felling techniques...