The Backyard Lumberjack: The Ultimate Guide to Felling, Bucking, Splitting & Stacking

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Storey Pub., 2006 - House & Home - 160 pages
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"The Philbricks offer buying advice based on the quantity of wood to be cut and the amount of time to be spent on the job. Diagrams of chainsaw parts, functions, and maintenance requirements; tables and charts of saw specifications and firewood volume; and personal cautionary tales of on-the-job injuries arm potential lumberjacks with the necessary tools to make informed choices ... move on to detailed instructions on managing a woodlot, felling and bucking, splitting and stacking, and even include fun facts on burning. For every lumberjack chore they offer advice on equipment (chaps, helmets, felling wedges, hatchets, mauls, peeves), careful procedural instruction, safety and efficiency strategies, and always their humorous anecdotes and tales of tree adventure."--Publisher description.

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Everything I needed to know, and then some, about how to do it, where to do it, and why I should do it. Can't ask for anything more! Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Frank Philbrick lives in New York and competes in lumberjack events around the country.

Stephen Philbrick, lives in Massachusetts, where he manages 120 acres of woodlot.

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