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Chainsaw Buying Guide for 2020

The wide variety of chainsaw models can make choosing one difficult. Here's an overview of the various options for the DIY buyer.

Battery-Powered Chain Saw Recommendations

Thinking of adding a battery-powered chain saw to your outdoor power tool arsenal? Good choice.


New Husqvarna Chain Saws Unveiled

Husqvarna started making chainsaws 60 years ago. They celebrated the occasion by releasing some innovative new saws. Find out what...


9 Things You Should Never Do to Your Chain Saw

You'll find lots of warnings online about keeping yourself safe while operating a chain saw. Here is how to protect...


Chainsaw Reviews

How to choose the best chainsaw for your projects and budget, plus reviews of popular chainsaw models.

Chain Saw Sharpening Made Easier

Mark the teeth of your chain saw as you sharpen them


Quick Chain Saw Blade Guard

Protect a chain saw blade with 3/4-in. foam pipe insulation.

Best Cordless Chain Saws

Surprise! Some battery-powered saws perform like gas models. Find out how the latest models compare and which are the best...


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Repair & Rebuild Your Own Chainsaw: DIY Front End Rebuild

A 'front-end job' makes it cut like new


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Chain Saw Race: Gas vs. Battery

Wondering if a gas or battery-powered chain saw is better for your needs? Watch this video to find out which...