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Chainsaw Safety Class

  • Sam Beauford Woodshop 2300 North Adrian Highway Adrian, MI, 49221 United States (map)

Saturday April 13th and Sunday April 14th

9 AM - 5 PM

Instructor: Dustin Brighton


Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41)

Ages 16 & Up

Chainsaw safety and Cutting techniques:

Day 1 will cover statistics of fatalities and injuries, PPE, Chainsaw handling and proper starting, The six step felling process, Limbing and Bucking, and Saw Maintenance 

Day 2 will cover Hands on saw maintenance, Practice notching as a group, Fall a tree as a class using 6 step felling process, Limb and Buck a tree, and Allow time for students to perform tree felling in small groups

Dustin Brighton, 20 years of professional tree work, Firefighter/ EMT 20 years, Rope Technician , Certified Arborist, Tree Rigging Tech, Instructor for Arboriculture Canada, State of Michigan fire instructor, CPR First Aid instructor, Tree Risk assessment certified arborist, Heavy equipment operator

Minimum 10 Students, Maximum 20

Earlier Event: January 16
Sharpening Edge Tools
Later Event: July 9
Wood Bending: Shaker Oval Box Set