Arborist Equipment 2nd Edition


A comprehensive guide to the tools and equipments used in tree maintenance and removal. Find out if you are a Euc man or an Oak man? If you are looking for a reliable, technically accurate, and practical guide covering arborist tools and equipment you have found it right here. This 2nd edition of the classic ISA handbook by Donald F. Blair provides a comprehensive, detailed description of the tools and equipment used by arborists, citing both their specific uses and their limitations. Other highlights include excellent illustrations (by Robert Shetterly) as well as interesting stories and anecdotes about tree workers (Oak men and Euc men) through the ages.


Additional Features:

  • Hard bound for many hours of reading and reference

  • Over 300 pages of equipment, technical data, climbing and rigging illustrations

  • Introduction to Techniques and Methods

  • Equipment and Ropes

  • Climbing and Rigging Knots

  • The ABC's of tree climbing

  • Advanced Limb Removal

  • Compound Rigging Techniques

  • Understanding Forces in Rigging

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  • : Miscellaneous Press
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