Homeowner's Complete Guide to the Chainsaw : A Chainsaw Pro Shows You How to...

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Language: English
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781565233560

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Synopsis
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 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 Homeowner's Complete Guide to the Chainsaw will show you how to: Cut a log into firewood Split and stack firewood Build and use a sawbuck Trim a hedge Trim overhead branches Limb a downed tree Fell a small tree Cut down a large tree Bring down a tree near a house Cut down a stump Make lumber from logs Book jacket., Taking the fear out of chainsaws by emphasising safe handling practices, this resource presents 12 of the most common household chainsaw operations - such as cutting firewood, taking down small trees, trimming branches, grooming hedges, and making lumber., Taking the fear out of chainsaws by emphasizing safe handling practices, this resource aims to put raw power in the hands of everyday yardworkers. With step-by-step color photographs throughout, 12 of the most common household chainsaw operationssuch as cutting firewood, taking down small trees, trimming branches, grooming hedges, and making lumberare tackled with expert advice and sure-handed guidance. With an additional section devoted to chainsaw types, potential buyers can also assess which size and type of chainsaw best meets their needs. Also included is an appendix that has useful technical information and identifies the parts of a chainsaw and how each functions.

Product Identifiers
ISBN-10 1565233565
ISBN-13 9781565233560
Key Details
Author Brian J. Ruth, Jen Ruth
Number Of Pages 199 pages
Format Paperback
Publication Date 2009-10-01
Language English
Publisher Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication Year 20090000
Additional Details
Copyright Date 2009
Illustrated Yes
Dimensions
Weight 25.6 Oz
Height 0.4 In.
Width 8.5 In.
Length 11 In.
Target Audience
Group Trade
Classification Method
LCCN 2009-015635
LC Classification Number TJ1233.R88 2009
Dewey Decimal 621.9/34
Dewey Edition 22
Reviews
Reviews "An instructional manual that shows readers how to safely and confidently handle trimming branches and felling trees to splitting and stacking wood." Woodshop News, "As an operator of chainsaws for 30 years, this is the most complete all-around book on the chain saw that I have read. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who has operated a chainsaw or is thinking of operating a chain saw." Mike Sullivan, arborist, logger, and five-time World Hot Saw champion, "Brian Ruth has established himself as one of the best performance chainsaw carvers in the world. His performances are like watching a ballet. His precise moves, his well-thought-out designs, and his love for what he does is a joy to watch." Jessie Groeschen, author,Art of Chainsaw Carving, ... lots of healthy attention given to safety. There are also excellent photos of the wrong ways to use the saw. Highly recommended. - Library Journal The conversational tone and thorough illustrations clearly outline a step-by-step approach for many chainsaw-related-chores around the farm - even stacking firewood and milling lumber - with safetly emphasized throughout. If you've never operated a chainsaw before or want to brush up on your operating skills, this book is worth adding to your library . - Hobby Farms Magazine Homeowner's Complete Guide to the Chainsaw, by Brian J. Ruth and Jen W. Ruth, is an instructional manual that shows readers how to safely and confidently handle trimming branches and felling trees to splitting and stacking wood . - Woodshop News As an operator of chain saws for 30 years, this is the most complete all-around book on the chain saw that I have read. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who has operated a chain saw or is thinking of operating a chain saw. - Mike Sullivan, 5-Time World Hot Saw Champion, Arborist, Logger, and Home Owner ...one of the finest tool manuals that I have ever come across. So, if you are planning to cut down some trees or limb the branches with your chain saw, don’t even pull that cord until you read this book.- Graham McCulloch, Shortcuts.ns.ca Everything is illustrated and clearly written so you can see immediately what you should be doing. - Woodworking Plans and Projects Magazine

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