Tree and Forestry

While we cover lots of landscaping tools, many reviews focus on tree and forestry tools. Our tree and forestry tool reviews include chainsaw reviews and pole saw reviews. They also include log splitter reviews, stump grinder reviews, wood chipper reviews, and more. When covering these tree and forestry tools, we really focus on the three pillars of power, durability, and safety. Without any one of these three, the tools do not hold up well under intensive use. When you’re dealing with trees, you can’t afford to lose time when a tool underperforms or fails prematurely. Forestry Tool Reviews Technology is constantly changing. The introduction of cordless forestry tools is altering the way chainsaws get used above ground. New battery-powered solutions provide less noise and vibration. They even introduce more safety features for those working high above the ground—no pull start, for example. These new products may even increase your chances of winning some municipal and residential landscaping jobs.

Review9.2(out of 10)

Greenworks 60V 18-Inch Chainsaw Review

Greenworks Steps Up Their Tree Work Game with 18-Inch Pro 60V Chainsaw Greenworks’s latest generation of 60V lawn care and landscaping tools has been excellent. We saw a big boost in performance when they upgraded the 16-inch chainsaw . Now that design has made its way into the Greenworks 60V 18-Inch Chainsaw. We took it […]

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Milwaukee M18 Fuel Hatchet Pruning Saw

Ditch Gas for the Milwaukee M18 Fuel 8-inch Hatchet Pruning Saw With California banning gas outdoor power tools , more Pros welcome handy battery-powered solutions that help them work more easily. We see this particularly in the landscaping and outdoor power equipment sectors. Less than a decade ago, gas ruled the day and battery power […]

Milwaukee M18 top handle chainsaw

Milwaukee Top Handle Chainsaw

Milwaukee Introduces More Electric Chainsaw Options For Lawncare Pros Any time you need to remove tree limbs while up in the air, a top handle chainsaw becomes your best friend. To pair reliability and battery power into a capable saw that doesn’t need gas or make a ton of noise appeals to a lot of […]

Greenworks 60V pole saw hedge trimmer review

Greenworks 60V Pole Saw and Pole Hedge Trimmer Review

Get More Value With The Greenworks 60V Pole Saw And Pole Hedge Trimmer Combo If we had to name the tool most often borrowed it would have to be…a tile saw. But the very next tool would be…a demo hammer. OK, ok, after that comes the pole saw! More recently, articulating hedge trimmers have proven […]

HART 40V battery-powered 16-inch chainsaw review

Hart 40V 16-inch Chainsaw Review

We like this Hart Tools 40V 16-inch chainsaw for its enhanced power and speed On just the 40V platform, Hart has 5 chainsaws ranging from 8-inches to 16-inches in bar length. That doesn’t include their pole saw. We wanted to review the Hart HLCS021 40V 16-inch chainsaw as it sits at the top of their […]

Review8.9(out of 10)

Hooyman 40V Pole Saw Review

Hooyman 40V Cordless Pole Saw Cuts Down on Seasonal Tree Trimming Hooyman outdoor tools hit the scene and raised our interest as soon as we learned of them. Our experience with the brand’s cutting, digging, and striking tools has been positive so far. The Hooyman 40V cordless pole saw was the first battery-powered tool in […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
Greenworks 16-inch Chainsaw

Greenworks 60V 16″ Chainsaw Review

Greenworks 60V Chainsaw Gets a Major Power Boost Having written several Greenworks chainsaw reviews, we wanted to get our hands on their latest model. Testing the claimed increased power, we tested the Greenworks 60V 16″ chainsaw using the same kind of tried and true methods to mark any improvements. Our resident rancher, Eli Mosley , […]

chainsaw bar chain cutting tree

How to Tell if a Chainsaw Bar is Worn Out

Ah, the noble chainsaw bar, the unsung hero. We often focus on the more prominent aspects of these saws—like the chain or the motor. We likely don’t spend much time considering the bar that holds it all together. A chainsaw bar in good working order will provide stability, guidance, and efficiency. But what about a […]