A chainsaw is a portable, mechanical saw which cuts with a set of teeth attached to a rotating chain that runs along a guide bar. It is used in activities such as tree felling, limbing, bucking, pruning, cutting firebreaks in wildland fire suppression and harvesting of firewood. Chainsaws with specially designed bar and chain combinations have been developed as tools for use in chainsaw art and chainsaw mills. Specialized chainsaws are used for cutting concrete. Chainsaws are sometimes used for cutting ice, for example for ice sculpture and in Finland for winter swimming. Someone who uses a saw is a sawyer.

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    Chainsaws in stock Aumsville

    With all the down limbs and trees, chainsaws are pretty scarce around salem. The Aumsville Ace hardware had some in stock today.
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    Stihl, Husqvarna, or Echo Chainsaw?

    I'm looking at buying a new chainsaw and want at least an 18" maybe 20" bar. I'm at looking $350/$400 for a new one. Which brand/model would you get? I don't cut up cord after cord, but I will soon be faced with a lot of 10"/12" oak tree limbs resulting from pruning, plus this winter I'll be...
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