How To Use A Chainsaw With Safety
A chainsaw is very portable and comfortable power tool for cutting tree and tree-branches. And, It is very essential to know the proper use of a chainsaw. Otherwise, you can fall down to any danger or your wood project can be lost. Here, we are providing the right ideas on how to use a chainsaw.
If you are a beginner you have to know about the 3 types of chainsaw like an electric chainsaw, battery chainsaw, and Gas-chainsaw. The ideal technique is, you will use the saws for different tree cutting projects. “For example, use the battery chainsaw for cutting lite projects like tree-branches or small trees. Also, the electric chainsaws are especial for milling and wood cutting and gas-chainsaws are made for big trees or big projects.”
It is very easy to use a chainsaw for your personal DIY and home use. If you learn how to operate a chainsaw from this article then you will be to use a chainsaw for your DIY (DO IT YOUR SELF), house work or gardenwork.
5 steps of how to use a chainsaw
A chainsaw can complete your cutting projects quickly but also can injure you. So, our best recommendation is that you need to wear all safety gears.
Nothing is important than your own life!
Think, what gears do you need for operating a chainsaw? An eye protection glass, a safety helmet, hand gloves, working safety Boots, dust marks, long pant, and ear protection! Now, wear all safety equipment and you are ready to go!
Moreover, you should not do the chain sawing job alone if you are an apprentice. Because if you are injured then someone can help you for treatment. And, you can also learn how to use a chainsaw with an expert worker.
You must need to think about the KickBack for cutting safely. The KickBack is very dangerous for a chainsaw worker. So, what will you do to getting safety from the KickBack?
- First, you should use a low KickBack chain and don’t let it gets lose.
- Always buy a strong bar guide’s chainsaw.
- Your chain breaker has to work properly. SO, CHECK IT BEFORE STARTING THE WORK.
- Always keep sharpening your chain.
- Hold your saw with both hands and strongly.
- Don’t lose your focus from cutting.
Which type of chainsaw do you have? If you have a battery-powered chainsaw you must charge the battery. Or, connect your cord with the electric board if you saw is an electric chainsaw. You must need to load the fuel and check engine oil when you are going to cut a big tree with a fuel-powered chainsaw.
Moreover, don’t forget to do chain sharpening, chain oiling, and tide the bar guide nut.
Place your wood wherever you will cut it if you are cutting the tree in the ground or you are doing milling work.
To cut a big tree you should cut the branches for more safety. Then the tree will not destroy anything when it falls down.
Now, you are sure about everything that you and your saw are ready for cutting then you have to start your chainsaw. Starting system depends on your saw’s operating system. If you are using a gas saw you have to start the saw with a chock.
In the same way, tap your saw’s on the switch for battery chainsaw and electric chainsaw.
Hold your chainsaw very strongly. Worming: if you don’t hold your saw strongly then it may slip out on your hand. You can dangerously injure for this.
Basically, the chainsaw has two handles. The right way is this you should hold the top handle with your left hand and use your right hand to hold the back handle.
Press the trigger after start the saw. Because the chain will not start rotating without press the trigger. The chainsaw trigger like a motorbike accelerator. The chain speed will increase and decrease with your trigger pressing.
Besides, you saw can make vibration when it starts. This time you have to hold your saw very strongly. Otherwise, it can slip and make a reason for an accident.
Now, lay your chainsaw wherever you want to cut. If you are fully ensured about how to use a chainsaw with maintaining the safety issues and you are thinking that you will not injure then you can start cutting right now!
I am telling again, hold your saw strongly and press the trigger. Is your saw start cutting? Okay, let it cut in its own way. You just control it and hold it perfectly. Never force it to cut quickly.
Don’t let the chain get off your lay track. Otherwise, the wood may be damaged.
If you want to cut a tree or a large piece of wood, do not cut from one side. Try to cut turning it around will make it much better and easier.
After completing your 1st part of cutting you must turn off the trigger. If you want to cut another piece of wood or another tree then set the cutting area and lay the chainsaw bar in the selected area.
You can cut again in the same way that I explained to you the all steps.
Do not use your chainsaw to cut metal, plastic, or steel. It’s made for cutting wood only. Again. You cannot use the chainsaw in split logs.
Try do abode those type cutting that are harmful for you saw. Let’s know what you will not do with a chainsaw.
You have to take care you saw after cutting. You must clean the dust and wood powder for getting safe from rust. Besides, the chain will stay sharpen if you take it to clean your saw.
Charge your battery again and try to keep it full charge every time if you have a battery chainsaw. Same way, always check the engine oil chap so that it cannot be lost and keep your fuel tank loaded, FOR THE GAS CHAINSAW.
And, just disconnect the electric wire from the electric board and keep it in a safe place if you use an electric chainsaw.
Now, you know properly how to use a chainsaw and you can take care of your saw. Beginners, don’t fear to use a chainsaw even knowing the Kickback other dangerous issues. You just take all safety equipment and work with full attention. You will be a good chainsaw worker one day. Thank you…