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.
  • 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 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
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    Forest

    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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    Forest

    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.

  • 550XP
    Forest

    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?”

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    How to Cut Firewood

    There is more to cutting firewood than simply taking an axe or chainsaw to it. 

  • 560 XP and Technical extreme
    Forest

    History of the Chainsaw - Celebrating 60 Years

    2019 is the year that Husqvarna celebrate 60 Years in the Chainsaw business! Chainsaws have come a long way from humble beginnings to the powerful and efficient tools they are today.  We look back on the history of the chainsaw to the present day to see how it’s evolved. 

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    Forest

    Common Chainsaw Problems Solved

    Chainsaws are among the most efficient power tools around. Few others can move a few hundred tonne of wood with minimal effort. From felling trees to chopping firewood and carving, a high-quality all-round chainsaw is an arborist’s best friend.

  • 550 XP Mark II
    Forest

    Petrol Vs Battery Chainsaws - The Best Chainsaw For Every Job

    In years gone by, chainsaws were only available with a two-stroke engine. However, with advancements in lithium battery technology, there are now a multitude of battery powered and petrol powered variants. Both types of chainsaws have their own advantages, which may be preferable to some more than others.

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    Forest

    Most common causes for a chainsaw to leak bar and chain oil

    Often owners of a new chainsaw become concerned that their new pride and joy is leaking bar and chain oil because they see a pool of oil underneath the saw where it has been stored.

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    Forest

    How to mix two-stroke fuel

    Unlike a four-stroke engine, a unique feature of a two-stroke engine is that they do not have an internal oil reservoir. Instead, two-stroke engines require the owner to mix oil into the fuel at a predetermined ratio in order to ensure the engine receives adequate lubrication during operation.