Safely felling problem trees

There are some simple things you can do get hung-up trees on the ground safely and efficiently. A family project in the woods can be a great opportunity to reconnect with relatives you haven’t seen in a while, and get a good deal of work done.  A recent work day at a family property was […]

Splitting Firewood with Power

Hydraulic log splitters are great tools for making your firewood production fast and efficient. However, a plan needs to be developed on how it will be used to ensure safe operation. For most of my life, I have been a maul man. I thoroughly enjoy and get much satisfaction from splitting rounds with a maul. […]

Using a Chainsaw Safely and Efficiently

Avoid mistakes and injuries while using your chainsaw by treating it with kindness and respect. My wife’s grandfather, who turns 100 years old this fall, has been working in the woods off and on for most of his life. If it wasn’t cutting ties and bolts by hand in the winter to make some money, […]