www.woodlands.co.uk The Logosol M7 a portable chainsaw mill. Chainsaw milling in woodland and forests. Kester Westcott describes the process of creating planks from Western Red Cedar
If you are looking for your first chainsaw, or thinking of upgrading this is for you. Durability, ease of servicing and suitability are some of the factors Dave Vickers from Sparsholt College considers . He looks at a range of Stihl and Husqvarna chainsaws loaned from Winchester Garden Machinery. Clear, practical tips and advice from somebody who uses chainsaws and teaches others to use them. Machines include Stihl MS 171, Stihl MS230, Husqvarna 460 Rancher, and Husqvarna 570 for the professional
If you’ve got lots of timber to split this is the machinery you need. It’s a complete contrast to the low tech version where you just need to split a few logs by hand (see Mike Pepler in one of our other films “Making Kindling from Logs Using a Frow” ) Made by Posch, this piece of kit will rattle through a tree trunk in less than a minute, with the split logs coming out at the other end. Demonstrated by a student from Plumpton College and described by tutor Tony Marshall. Tony also briefly describes some of the courses and options available for those studying forestry at Plumpton.
Top tips from woodland owner Mike Pepler to save time, effort, and money preparing logs and firewood. woodlands.co.uk
This is a way of cutting planks in your woodland using a chasinsaw with a small bit of extra kit. The small log mill work for chainsaws with bars of 20″ or less. It clamps direct to the bar with no drilling and enables you to saw planks straight off the log.
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In our last chainsaw maintenance video Paul Collins shows us how to fix a slack recoil starter on a chainsaw. www.woodlands.co.uk www.dulwichstudios.com
Paul Collins continues his demonstration by replacing the guide bar and showing how to adjust the tension of the chain.
In the final part of the tree felling series David Rossney trims the limbs from the main trunk. Using the forester’s measuring tape and chainsaw he then cuts the trunk into 2 metre lengths
In part 3 David Rossney makes chainsaw cuts to a tree so it falls where he wants. He also deals with a common problem, a “hung up” tree, where the surrounding trees stop it falling as planned.