18 11, 2018

Stihl vs Husqvarna Chainsaw battle

2018-11-18T02:30:15+00:00

Without a doubt the most popular question I get is, which chainsaw is better Stihl or Husqvarna? Well to be clear I do not consider myself an Industry expert, with this in mind I decided to have some fun with the topic because honestly folks, the best chainsaw is

Stihl vs Husqvarna Chainsaw battle2018-11-18T02:30:15+00:00
9 11, 2018

Love at first cut | Silky Big Boy 2000 folding saw

2018-11-18T21:24:45+00:00

I have owned the smaller Silky folding saw for several years and its been one of those staple items always in my pack ready to go. Even after many years of service my Silky is still sawing like a champ. A recent project allowed me to get my hands on

Love at first cut | Silky Big Boy 2000 folding saw2018-11-18T21:24:45+00:00
17 10, 2015

Off-Grid Cabin Build and Moving Logs by Hand

2016-12-25T18:54:58+00:00

Without a doubt, the biggest task requiring the most human effort and time for this cabin build has been the moving of logs. When I say moving logs I mean from the felling of the tree to the logs final resting place. Up until now most of the logs used

Off-Grid Cabin Build and Moving Logs by Hand2016-12-25T18:54:58+00:00
3 09, 2015

Floor sills with the Haddon Lumbermaker

2018-09-28T02:09:19+00:00

Here I am using the Haddon Lumbermaker to mill the floor sills for my off grid cabin. [/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

Floor sills with the Haddon Lumbermaker2018-09-28T02:09:19+00:00
3 06, 2015

Milling logs with the Granberg Alaskan chainsaw mill

2018-09-28T02:09:44+00:00

So here I am having some fun with my Granberg Alaskan MK III chainsaw mill. The chainsaw mill is paired with a Stihl 661 running a 36" bar and I'm using a custom ripping chain made by the local Stihl chainsaw dealer in the area.

Milling logs with the Granberg Alaskan chainsaw mill2018-09-28T02:09:44+00:00
3 05, 2015

Setting up my Granberg Alaskan chainsaw mill

2016-12-25T18:54:58+00:00

Granberg Model G776 Alaskan MKIII Chainsaw mill 36" Here you can see the un-boxing and complete setup of the Granberg Alaskan chainsaw mill. Initially I will be pairing the mill with a Stihl MS 661 running a 32" bar with a custom ripping chain. I will be using the chainsaw

Setting up my Granberg Alaskan chainsaw mill2016-12-25T18:54:58+00:00
3 02, 2015

Stihl Peavey

2016-01-19T23:22:35+00:00

Like the cant hook, the STIHL log peavey is an essential day-to-day forestry tool used for the turning of heavy logs or dislodging them from entanglements. What sets the peavey apart is a strong steel spike at the end of the handle. This gives you greater control of the movement

Stihl Peavey2016-01-19T23:22:35+00:00
3 01, 2015

How to use a drawknife for peeling logs

2016-01-19T23:31:41+00:00

Columbus McKinnon Drawshave Review How to peel a log with a drawknife / drawshave, known to some as debarking. I am using a 13 inch Columbus McKinnon Draw Shave, the end goal is to build a small log cabin.

How to use a drawknife for peeling logs2016-01-19T23:31:41+00:00