Tools to use
Why Choose a Top-Handle Chainsaw?
Top-handle chainsaws are the perfect choice for professional users and arborists. In this article, Husqvarna will explain why this type of chainsaw might be the right choice for your application.
Limbing thick branches
A different work technique is used for limbing thick branches than that used for thin branches. This applies to leaf trees and other trees with thick, extensive branches. The working technique often matches the technique used for crosscutting. In order to avoid splitting and the guide bar pinching, it is important that you use the correct technique and sequence.
Tools to use
Tools for felling a tree
The size of the tree determines which felling tools you need to use.
Chainsaw safety features
A modern chainsaw must be fitted with the following safety features:
The Escape Path When Felling a Tree
The escape path is your lifeline. When the tree starts to fall, you need to quickly move to safety.
Avoid lone working
Avoid working alone! If there are two or more of you, you can help each other if something were to happen. The minimum requirements on the occasions where you are working alone:
Chainsaw safety inspection and service
You should service your chainsaw regularly to maintain the saw's functions and efficiency. You can do a basic service yourself according to the service points below. The safety features should be checked at each use (points 1–5).
The toolkit of a forester
What does a forester take to the woods? What equipment improves your work and keeps you protected? This is Husqvarna’s take on what should go in every forester’s toolkit.
What is TrioBrake?
TrioBrake™ is a safety system for Husqvarna chainsaws, where the chain brake can be activated in a third way – with your right hand – besides the two customary ways, i.e. with the left wrist and through the inertia function.