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Wolf, Jerry ; Whitlock, Chuck . 2006. Chain Saw and Crosscut Saw Training Course. 0667 2C01. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center.

The 16- to 32-hour saw training course is designed to provide the technical knowledge and basic skills employees or volunteers need to use chain saws and crosscut saws safely. The training course materials include two guidebooks and two PowerPoint presentations. The instructor's and student's guidebooks are identical—except that the instructor's guidebook also contains instructor's notes.

The links below are to low-resolution (72-dpi) Acrobat files for easy download and printing.

Chain Saw and Crosscut Saw Training Course Student's Guidebook (0667–2805–MTDC)

Chain Saw and Crosscut Saw Training Course Instructor's Guidebook (0667–2804–MTDC)

The links below are to high-resolution (300-dpi) Acrobat files for the highest quality printing.

Chain Saw and Crosscut Saw Training Course Student's Guidebook (0667–2805–MTDC, 13.84 MB)

Chain Saw and Crosscut Saw Training Course Instructor's Guidebook (0667–2804–MTDC, 15.05 MB)

The links below are HTML files for viewing and accessibility:

Chain Saw and Crosscut Saw Training Course Student's Guidebook (0667–2805–MTDC)

Chain Saw and Crosscut Saw Training Course Instructors's Guidebook (0667–2804–MTDC)

The links below are to PowerPoint presentations that can help students learn how to make safe sawing decisions and recognize common mistakes that occur during sawing operations:

Situational Awareness Exercise for Chain Saw Sawyers (0667–2P01–MTDC)

Situational Awareness Exercise for Crosscut Sawyers (0667–2P02–MTDC)

Keywords: traditional skill, traditional tool