The Backyard Lumberjack: The Ultimate Guide to Felling, Bucking, Splitting and Stacking

The Backyard Lumberjack: The Ultimate Guide to Felling, Bucking, Splitting and Stacking

by Frank Philbrick, Stephen Philbrick

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Overview

Whether you’re splitting a cord of wood for your fireplace or managing acres of woodland, The Backyard Lumberjack provides plenty of practical instruction and firsthand advice. Familiarize yourself with the proper equipment and safety gear, then learn how to fell, buck, split, and stack your own wood supply for the season. Veteran lumberjacks Frank Philbrick and Stephen Philbrick cover everything you need to know to bring a tree from the forest to your fireplace, safely and effectively.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580176347
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 09/15/2006
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 357,984
Product dimensions: 7.98(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author


Frank Philbrick lives in New York and competes in lumberjack events around the country.


Stephen Philbrick, lives in Massachusetts, where he manages 120 acres of woodlot.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction: Ten Reasons to Be a Backyard Lumberjack

Chapter 1: Into the Woods

Chapter 2: Get Your Gear

Chapter 3: Timber!

Chapter 4: Splitting & Stacking

Chapter 5: Feel the Heat

Chapter 6: Burn, Baby, Burn

Chapter 7: Logger Games

Glossary

Appendix

Index

Acknowledgments

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