This is a practical guide to safe working technique for chainsaw operators with emphasis on the safe use of chainsaws, trimming, cross cutting, ripping, tree felling and chainsaw maintenance.
The introduction explains chainsaw development through the years. It also provides advice on choosing modern chainsaws and is supported by a table of specifications for a number of the best chainsaws.
The book is illustrated with 200 line drawings and 80 colour plates.
Karl Liffman is one of Australia’s most experienced teachers of this subject. He lives in Maldon, Vic.
Introduction 1. Safe Use Of Chainsaws
2. Trimming 3. Cross Cutting 4. Ripping
5. Tree Felling 6. Chainsaw Maintenance
7. Environmental Care