Chainsaw Tips

Our tips set out what you should consider before and after using the chainsaw .

Tips before use

Before you start working with your chainsaw, it should be properly prepared for use. Please read the corresponding operating instructions for further information. If you also wear the right protective clothing, your project is sure to be a success.


Tips for after use

So you’ve used your chainsaw and finished your project, and now it’s time for some tool care. If you clean, maintain and store your device diligently it will serve you well for a long time to come.


Sports lumberjack on stage at the 2018 STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® World Championship in Liverpool


In 1985, ANDREAS STIHL AG & Co. KG launched the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Series championship in the USA. The series has now established itself as the premier class in lumberjack sports – in Europe too.