Getting Your Chainsaw Chain Tension Just Right [Easy Guide]

Something every chainsaw owner should know is how to properly set the chainsaw chain tension on their saw. Getting it wrong could lead to a dangerous situation. Adjusting chain tension is easy enough on most chainsaws and should be part of your checklist before you operate your chainsaw. A properly adjusted chain will give you … Read more

Chainsaw Kickback And How To Prevent It [Explained]

Every year 36,000 people are injured by chainsaws and another 250 die. Chainsaw kickback is responsible for a significant percentage of these numbers. Chainsaw kickback is when you get a sudden and rapid motion from a chainsaw that you weren’t expecting. To safely use a chainsaw, understanding kickback, its causes, and how to avoid it … Read more

Why Does My Chainsaw Cut Crooked? [Solved]

Do your cuts follow a line as straight as a banana? Have you found yourself scratching your head wondering, “Why does my chainsaw cut crooked?” This isn’t one of the worst problems to have and, luckily, it’s probably not your cutting technique. The most common cause for a crooked cut is the saw or chain … Read more

Best Chainsaw Safety Training Courses Online And Offline

Felling trees as a logger is one of the most dangerous jobs in America, which means even those at home are risking their life or limbs when working with a chainsaw. If you’re new to operating a chainsaw and haven’t had someone around to mentor you, it might be smart to take a chainsaw safety … Read more