Written by a chainsaw pro, this guidebook teaches how to safely complete everyday yard work. Step-by-step instructions for performing the 12 most common chainsaw operations, including grooming hedges, trimming branches, felling trees, bucking trees, and cutting firewood.
Brian Ruth is internationally known for his performance chainsaw carving business, Masters of the Chainsaw, a group of top professional chainsaw sculptors dedicated to promoting and preserving the integrity of the art form and its performance. Brian, a former tree surgeon, graduated from Villanova University with a business degree and has been chainsaw carving for 28 years. In addition to winning many U.S. and World chainsaw-carving titles, Brian has carved a larger-than-life Holy Guard for the Shinto-Buddhist Temple in Toei, Japan, an 18-foot memorial in the birthplace of Helen Keller, and likenesses of popular TV personalities. Learn more about Brian at his website: www.mastersofthechainsaw.com.