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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User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Do you really need an entire book on woodcutting? First-time authors and father-and-son lumberjacks Frank and Stephen Philbrick manage to fill this book with much more. Safety is heavily emphasized ... Read full review

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User Review  - John - Goodreads

we are getting a woods insert installed and I wanted a book that wood give me some basic info on cutting, chopping, stacking, and tending the fire. this book was well rated so borrowed it from library ... Read full review

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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