Tools to use
Things to keep in mind when you buy a chainsaw
Looking to prune bushes, or to cut down trees? When buying a new chainsaw the most important thing to consider is how you will use it.
Storm-cleanup with chainsaws – how to stay safe when nature strikes
Families trapped in their homes. Trees coming straight at you while working. As a firefighter in frequently storm-hit Mississippi, Woodman Speights has plenty of experience of working with chainsaws in tough conditions. Like the dangerous task of storm cleanup – something that should only be done by trained professionals.
“I’ve seen some serious damage,” he says.
On top of her game – Kiah Martin on being one of the best arborist in the world
Remember when you were a child and climbed trees? Some people keep climbing and become arborists. And some of them become the best in the world. One of those super pros is Kiah Martin, a world champion winning arborist based in Melbourne. This is her story.
About the forest
Tree care and nature conversation - a natural part of modern forestry
The forest is too valuable not to be thought of from a long perspective. Because of this, tree care and nature conservation not only should – but also must – be a part of modern forestry.
Safer work at fast pace along power line corridors
Things move quickly when a team is felling trees and cutting branches along a power line corridor. It's a tough job that requires high precision at all times. Gerry Breton, Safety Director at Lucas Tree Experts, decided at an early stage to invest in Husqvarna saws with the unique chain brake TrioBrake. It proved to be a profitable investment. Chainsaw user Bill Raleigh and his colleagues are now working smarter – using better working techniques and working more safely and ergonomically.
Efficient logging in heat at high altitude
It's a warm, dry, remote location high in the mountains. Big trees are felled here at a rapid rate on the steep slopes. It's a tough environment that makes great demands on both the loggers and their machines. Jaime Wagenfuhr and his son Graham are enjoying every minute. Using chainsaws with the self-adjusting carburettor AutoTune allows them to work unhindered and efficiently – at all altitudes and at all temperatures.
Tools to use
How to pick the best chainsaw for your needs
The difference between a good chainsaw and the best chainsaw for your specific need can be significant. We know which factors matter when you decide which saw is your perfect fit.