When forestry is second nature

From the Amazonas in South America to the Arabian montane woodlands, forests and humans have influenced each other for centuries. Your understanding of the ecosystem, your kinship with the terrain, is what makes you a successful forester. We have gathered all of our experience and knowledge to enable you to get the most out of your partnership with nature.
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    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
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    Proper preparation

    How To Make Tree Felling Notches & Hinges with a Chainsaw

    Felling a tree requires much more than simply whipping out your chainsaw and getting to work on it.

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    Maintenance

    How To Clean Your Husqvarna Chainsaw Air Filter

    It can be confusing to know exactly how to clean your chainsaw air filters. Especially if you’ve never done it before! But as the old saying goes, ‘prevention is better than a cure’.

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    Product focus

    Introducing The New Husqvarna “SPIRE™ Vent” Arborist Helmet

    When it comes to the arborist and tree care industry, keeping yourself properly protected is vitally important. Our all-new Spire™ Vent Arborist Helmet was purposefully designed to deliver the ultimate in comfort, safety and style, resulting in our most advanced tree care helmet to date.

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    Tools to use

    How To Choose The Best Chainsaw For The Job

    When it comes to choosing the best chainsaw for the task at hand, there’s a little more to it than a simple case of, “that’s got a chain, I’ll take it!” Chainsaws come in all shapes and sizes. From larger petrol-powered machines to compact cutting-edge battery models, each provide their own benefits for different cutting tasks.

     

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    Safety

    The Best PPE for Chainsaw Use

    It’s easy to get carried away once you get your hands on your new chainsaw, forgetting all about safety practices and the need for personal protective equipment (PPE).

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    Proper preparation

    Working with Chainsaws - a Beginners Guide

    Chainsaws are devices that deserve our full respect. They get the job done, but we must handle them with proper care.

    If you’re new to the cutting game and don’t know where to start, you’ve come to the right place. We’re sharing everything you need to know to get started with your first chainsaw.

     

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    Maintenance

    Chainsaw Chain Guide - Measurements, Sizes, and Types

    There’s nothing worse than a dull chainsaw chain. Professionals swear by sharpening their chain regularly, often, after each use. But like any serviceable part, your chainsaw’s chain will eventually wear out and will require replacement.

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    Usage

    Prevent your chainsaw from getting stuck using the cross-cutting technique

    Using a cross-cutting technique when felling trees not only increases safety but also prevents your chainsaw from becoming stuck. Using an incorrect cutting technique can cause the guide bar to become pinched or the trunk to split when you don't want it to.

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    Can you cut wet wood with a chainsaw?

    For those who live in a temperate climate with plenty of rainfall all through the year, one question keeps cropping up. “Can you cut wet wood with a chainsaw?”