Chainsaw Articles and Resources

What is a Chainsaw?

A chainsaw is a beast of a machine that revolutionized the way we cut down trees, branches, mill wood, and even perform surgery.

Available in gas or electric (battery or corded) models, they feature a chain that rotates along a guide bar, eating through material in a matter of seconds. 

To help you learn more, we have organized our library of content according to your intent or goal. Regardless of what you're interested in, the Tool Tango team has you covered.

Read Before Buying

Before you invest in your first chainsaw, it's critical that you take the time to learn a thing or two about them.

There's more that meets the eye and because of that, we've outlined a few essential articles you may find helpful if you're on the path toward your first purchase. 

Now that you have a basic understanding of how to safely use a chainsaw and which model fits your needs, here are our the buyer guides we have to offer about the best chainsaws per size.

This includes the year's top models, organized by bar length, and engine size (cc). 

Buyer Guides by Bar Length

Buyer Guides by Engine Size

Articles by Brand

When it comes to buying a chainsaw, there a number of brands on the market, each with their own unique offering.

While there may be a lot of brands who attempt to be the best, there are few who have been around since the beginning and stand out from the rest of the pack. 

If you're interested in a specific brand, the articles below might be more up your alley. Below is a mixture of of the best chainsaws per brand, along with a few in-depth guides on certain models. 

Buyer Guides by Brand

Reviews by Model

Chainsaw Safety

When operating a chainsaw, safety must be your number one priority. Before you even turn it on for your first time, we recommend checking out our safety guide below. 

While some people may tell you that using a chainsaw is simple and as straightforward as ever, that doesn't mean you shouldn't be well-equipped for the situation.

Below are a handful of guides we have tailored toward "chainsaw wardrobe", as some may call it.   

Essential Gear You'll Wish You Had

Maintenance Guides

After putting your chainsaw to the test, you're bound to run into a few maintenance-related headaches. 

Whether you're looking to tackle some preventative maintenance, or are hoping to fix something that just came up, these guides below should do the trick.  

Since maintenance is a pretty broad topic, our team has touched on several aspects outside of our general "101" guide. 

Some of these include general FAQ articles, whereas others are about the must-have things related to taking care of your chainsaw and ensuring it'll last you for years to come. 

Articles About Taking Care of Your Chainsaw

Frequently Asked Questions

Must-Have Items

Learn About Chainsaw Chains

As one of the core parts of a chainsaw, we have to cover the ins-and-outs of chains. Believe it or not, there's a lot to learn here. They are much more than a few links wrapped around a bar. 

Below is one of the essential guides about chains, along with a few others you my find helpful as some point.  

Depending on what's on your to-do list, you may need to swap out your chain for something a little more durable. 

The question is though, do you know what chain is best, or how to actually change it out for a new one?  

Chainsaw Chain Buyer Guides

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn About Chainsaw Bars

Next in line after chains, learning about bars might be worth a few minutes of your time. 

Here we have a small group of articles about chainsaw bars, bar oil, and some of the most common questions readers like you tend to ask. 

Below the frequently asked questions related to chainsaw bars.

If you still have questions and don't see a guide here, be sure to reach out via our contact page so we can update our list with a new guide.

Frequently Asked Questions

Other Popular Articles

If you've made it this far, you may be one of the few who's looking for something specific, but not so specific that it was listed in one of the sections above. 

Nonetheless, here are some other popular articles about chainsaws that we've categorized as "fan favorites". 

Budget-friendly Buyer Guides

Buyer Guides by User

Articles for Specific Projects

Thanks for Reading

Thanks for taking a moment to read through our chainsaw library. 

If you would like to reach out and suggest a topic, we would love to hear from you. We are always looking for opportunities to improve our content and would greatly appreciate your message.