When forestry is second nature

  • Clearing in the forest after a storm
  • After the storm
  • Forest projects

    After the storm

    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.
    • Time: Depends on amount of damage
    • Effort: High
    • Level: Professional
    Learn more about after the storm
  • 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.

  • Usage

    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 required to fell a tree
    Tools to use

    Tools for felling a tree

    The size of the tree determines which felling tools you need to use.

  • Safety

    Chainsaw safety features

    A modern chainsaw must be fitted with the following safety features:

  • Safety

    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.

  • 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:

  • Safety

    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).

  • Safety

    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.

  • Safety

    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.