..."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 would definitely recommend it to anyone who has operated a chain saw or is thinking of operating a chain saw."- Mike Sullivan, 5-Time World Hot Saw Champion, Arborist, Logger, and Home Owner."..one of the finest tool manuals that I have ever come across. So, if you are planning to cut down some trees or limb the branches with your chain saw, don't even pull that cord until you read this book.- "Graham McCulloch, Shortcuts.ns.ca"Everything is illustrated and clearly written so you can see immediately what you should be doing. "- Woodworking Plans and Projects Magazine
About the Author
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. He is a former tree surgeon and has been featured in numerous publications.