ISBN: 9781890132156 Year Added to Catalog: 1998 Book Format: Paperback Book Art: b&w illustrations and photographs, index Number of Pages: 6 x 9, 224 pages Book Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Old ISBN: 1890132152 Release Date: September 19, 1998 Web Product ID: 220
. . . uses the best equipment, and works safely. A good woodcutter works responsibly to get the best yield from the woodlot. A good woodcutter loves the forest and manages it with an eye for future generations.
The Good Woodcutter's Guide is the first book in more than two decades to focus on the essential tools and information that enable owners of small woodlots to gain the maximum yield and enjoyment from their time in the woods. You will learn:
How to use the right chain saw
How to find the best dealer
Chain and saw maintenance
Safe techniques for felling, limbing, and bucking
Tips for productive, sustainable woodlot management
When to use a portable sawmill
Written in a warm, accessible style, The Good Woodcutter's Guide is a perfect manual for anyone who owns a chain saw and wants to use it to its full potential.
About the Author
Dave Johnson and his wife Marcia make a living from their 400-acre farm in central Wisconsin. Dave has written for The Country Journal, National Woodlands, and The Northern Logger magazines. Both he and Marcia are former directors of the Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association.