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Homeowner’s Complete Guide to the Chainsaw by Brian J. Ruth & Jen Ruth

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
Brian and Jen Ruth are internationally known for their performance chainsaw carving business, Masters of the Chainsaw, a group of top professional chainsaw sculptors dedicated to promoting and preserving the integrity of the art form and its performance.

Brian, a former tree surgeon, graduated from Villanova University with a business degree and has been chainsaw car.
  • Softcover
  • 200 pages
  • Dimensions: 11" x 8.5"
ISBN: 978-1-56523-356-0
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Homeowner’s Complete Guide to the Chainsaw by Brian J. Ruth & Jen Ruth
23-356-0

SKU #:
00585471
UPC #:
9781565233560
$24.95