So, you've got a family tree, and you've got a tree tree that's shining your wife's petunias,
and the figure that they made quoted made you stagger.
"Heck," you thought, "I can buy a chainsaw and cut that pine down myself.
It's a great place to stay. It's a great place to stay. How hard could it be? "
Hang on there, Paul Bunyan.
There's a good deal about chainsaws you should know before laying waste to the backyard woods.
All tools have some potential to inflict harm. Hammers can mash thumbs and slipped wrenches can inflict skinned knuckles,
but chainsaws bring the potential for injury to a whole new level.
We are talking about razor sharp metal teeth moving at blinding speed,
often just inches from the saw operator's nice soft flesh. Saws spit out small pieces of wood at high velocity.
Branches can be under