By Len McDougall
Felling Trees, Using the Right Tools, and Observing Vitals Safety Techniques.
Timber! Learn how to wield a chainsaw safely and other lumberjacking skills.
While the lumberjack look may be trending amond the fashion-forward crowd, lumberjacking is a useful real-world skill. An amateur with a chainsaw or an ax is dangerous to both people and property. Fortunately, experienced woodsman and outdoor writer Len McDougall shares his thorough knowledge of how to fell trees the right way safely with the use of a chainsaw, handsaw, hatchet, or ax in Modern Lumberjacking.
In addition to providing tips for bringing trees down, Modern Lumberjacking also includes information on:
Because safety is a priority, McDougall provides color photos and detailed line drawings throughout to carefully illustrate his instructions and make his advice easy to follow. Modern Lumberjacking is the perfect resource for do-it-yourselfers, landowners, and outdoor enthusiasts who want to fell trees safely and protect themselves and their property.
Len McDougall is a field guide and wildlife tracker in Michigan's north woods, where he teaches survival classes and tests outdoor products. He has written for Field & Stream. His other books include The Self-Reliance Manifesto, The Complete Tracker, The Encyclopedia of Tracks and Scats, The Field & Stream Wilderness Survival Handbook, andd Fractical Outdoor Survival.
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