Forestry Equipment, Supplies and Tool Reviews
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- Buying, Using and Maintaining a Chain Saw (39)
- Forestry Equipment Top Picks (27)
- Forestry Product and Book Reviews (16)
- Portable Sawmills (17)
What is a Tree Volume Table?
A major resource used by a forester is a volume table which estimates wood volume in standing timber.
What is a Tree Diameter Tape?
A major tool used by a forester is a diameter tape or d-tape.
Before You Buy an Outdoor GPS
GPS features essential for working, hiking and geocashe in the forest can be more extensive than those needed only for automobile navigation. I have developed some GPS features you need to consider when a GPS receiver is to be used outdoors in the forest.
Your Favorite Compass
Please help me describe some favorite compasses and why you prefer yours
The Amazing Biltmore Stick - About Forestry
The "Biltmore stick" is an ingenious device used in cruising and measuring trees and logs and to estimate lumber.
The Increment Borer
What is an Increment Borer?
A Beginner Chainsaw eCourse
All chainsaw beginners need to take this four-part Chainsaw eCourse!
About Chainsaws Frequently Asked Questions
About Forestry answers chainsaw questions...
About Buying a Portable Sawmill
Tips on purchasing a portable sawmill from your About.com Guide
About Portable Sawmills: Interview With a Mill Consultant
Ron Wenrich's take on varieties of portable sawmills...