Game of Logging
Level 1 focuses on introducing the participant to open face felling and the development of techniques to safely use it. Topics covered include personal protective equipment, chainsaw safety features, chainsaw reactive forces, bore cutting, pre-planning the fell, and understanding hinge wood strength.
Level 2 focuses on maximizing chainsaw performance through basic maintenance, carburetor setting, and filing techniques. Limbing and bucking techniques are introduced, spring pole cutting is covered and more felling is practiced.
- Arrive at approximately 7:45 AM
- Bring a Lunch
- Dress for the weather - the entire workshop is held outside in any weather
- Bring all safety gear including but not limited to: hard hat, chaps, ear and eye protection, good boots, gloves.
- Bring your chainsaw.