Author(s): Brian J. Ruth
Taking the fear out of chainsaws by emphasising safe handling practices, this resource aims to put raw power in the hands of its readers. With step-by-step colour photographs throughout, 12 of the most common household chainsaw operations - such as cutting firewood, taking down small trees, trimming branches, grooming hedges, and making lumber - are 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.
..."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 wouldÃ�Â definitely recommend it to anyone who has operated a chain saw or is
Brian J. Ruth is the owner of Masters of the Chainsaw, a talent agency with offices in the United States and Japan that has placed more than 60 professional performance chainsaw artists at more than 1,200 events worldwide.