Storm cleanup – 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 working with chainsaws in tough conditions. The dangerous task of storm cleanup is something that should only be done by trained professionals.
“I’ve seen some serious damage,” he says.
Stay safe and warm – the chainsaw accessories you need to get started
When it comes to safety clothing and equipment, different rules and regulations apply in different countries. But no matter where you are, this list of items will enhance your safety when working with chainsaws.
How to get your chainsaw started
Believe it or not, but “how do I start a chainsaw?” is a common question (or at least a frequent Google search) amongst chainsaw users. In this guide we’ve put together some tips on how to get your saw ready to perform.
AutoTune chainsaws as efficient logging tools
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.
How to sharpen a chainsaw
Cutting with a dull chain leads to higher fuel consumption and excessive wear. You can easily avoid this by filing your chains regularly and correctly. Everything you need to know about sharpening your chainsaw is included here.
6 steps to successful tree felling
When felling trees, the correct working techniques are essential. Not only to create a safe working environment, but also to be more effective when working.
Chainsaw safety tips
Working with chainsaws can be dangerous business. But if you follow a few basic recommendations, you’ll be able to get rid of any insecurity and concentrate fully on the task ahead.
Directional tree felling - how to notch and hinge a tree
Learn proper methods for creating different notches and techniques for maintaining a correct hinge so that you will fell a tree safely and comfortably.
How to cut down a tree using a chainsaw safely
Learn how to fell a tree from a Husqvarna qualified trainer.