The Backyard Lumberjack (Paperback)
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.
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.
"…covers…getting trees from forest to fireplace with such enthusiasm…that you'll find yourself hankering to swing a maul."—Mary Beth Breckenridge, Akron Beacon Journal, Nov. 11, 2006
“If your favorite wood-gatherer is getting a new ax or chainsaw this winter, make him read this book FIRST.”Spokane Spokesman-Review
“…an excellent guide to harvesting, splitting, stacking, and burning wood for fuel.”