Chainsaw Tips

Tips before use

Before using your chainsaw, it should be properly prepared for use. Please read the corresponding operating instructions for further information. Make sure you always wear the right protective clothing


Tips for after use

Once you’ve used your chainsaw and finished your project, it’s time for some tool care. If you clean, maintain and store your device diligently it will serve you well for years to come. 


Put our chainsaw tips to good use

Now that your chainsaw is ready to use, there are lots of exciting projects you can take on. 

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Sports lumberjack on stage at the 2018 STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® World Championship in Liverpool


According to the Australian Axemen's Association, one of the first traditional competitions took place in Tasmania in 1891. Today, STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® is an international extreme sport competition series in sports logging. This is where the best athletes compete; it has the most viewers and enjoys the greatest media interest. In 1985, STIHL USA launched the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Series in the USA together with the sports channel ESPN while in Europe, the 2020 competition series is in its 20th year.

Projects for your chainsaw