Homeowner's Complete Guide to the Chainsaw: A Chainsaw Pro Shows You How to Safely and Confidently Handle Everything from Trimming Branches and Felling Trees to Splitting and Stacking Wood

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Fox Chapel Pub., 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 199 pages
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Headline: Essential Know-How to Safely Keep Your Yard Trimmed, Woodpile Stacked, and Chainsaw Running for Years to Come If you share your property with trees and large shrubs, you probably own a chainsaw-or are thinking of buying one. From cleaning up after a storm to trimming out-of-control hedges, chainsaws can make quick work of a multitude of landscaping jobs. But, as helpful and powerful as chainsaws can be, they are also extremely dangerous. You need to know how to safely and confidently use one-and The Homeowner's Complete Guide to the Chainsaw will show you how. With hundreds of photographs, illustrations, and step-by-step instructions in plain language, chainsaw experts Brian and Jen Ruth explain in detail everything you need to know to safely operate your chainsaw. In addition to covering essential projects, you will get professional advice and real solutions for: " Safely operating your chainsaw " Purchasing a chainsaw that's right for you " Required protective equipment and gear " Keeping your chainsaw sharp and running smoothly " When to call in a pro " Troubleshooting potential problems Homeowner's Complete Guide to the Chainsaw will show you how to: " Fell a small tree " Limb a down tree " Cut a log into lengths " Trim a hedge " Cut down a large tree using a wedge " Trim overhead branches " Bring down a tree near a house " Cut down a stump " Build and use a sawbuck " Split and stack firewood " Make lumber from logs Endorsement: "This is the most complete all-around book on the chainsaw I would definitely recommend it to anyone who has operated a chainsaw or is thinking of operating a chainsaw." - Mike Sullivan, 5-Time World Hot Saw Champion, Arborist, and Logger

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User Review  - dave24014 - Overstock.com

This is a very useful book on the chain saw use and maintance. This tells you how to sharpen the chain and other needed things on how to fall a tree & what to do when cutting the limbs off to keep it ... Read full review

Homeowner's Complete Guide to the Chainsaw: A Chainsaw Pro Shows You How to Safely and Confidently Handle Everything from Trimming Branches and Felling Trees to Splitting and Stacking Wood

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The Ruths here provide expert advice on 12 of the most common household chain-saw operations-e.g., cutting firewood, taking down small trees, trimming branches, removing stumps, milling wood-with lots ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Brian J. Ruthis the owner of Masters of the Chainsaw, a talent agency with offices in the United States and Japan that has placednbsp;more thannbsp;60 professional performance chainsaw artists atnbsp;more thannbsp;1,200 events worldwide. He is a former tree surgeon andnbsp;has been featured on the CBSEarly Morning Showand ESPN’sPlay of the Week. He lives in Lehighton, Pennsylvania.

Brian J. Ruthis the owner of Masters of the Chainsaw, a talent agency with offices in the United States and Japan that has placednbsp;more thannbsp;60 professional performance chainsaw artists atnbsp;more thannbsp;1,200 events worldwide. He is a former tree surgeon andnbsp;has been featured on the CBSEarly Morning Showand ESPN’sPlay of the Week. He lives in Lehighton, Pennsylvania.

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