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Chain saw and accessories

Chain saw (50-60 cc's) Intermediate Size

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Any Manufacturer,
Recommended;
Husquavarna or Stihl

gas can

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2 stroke oil

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Gas Mix 50:1 or manufacturers instructions

chain bar oil

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chain file kit

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spark plug

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Spare-Optional

pull chord

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Spare-Optional

18" bar with Chain

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Long Bar, Standard

12" or 13" bar with Chain

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Short Bar

Safety clothing - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Head Protection

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CSA Approved Hard Hat

Hearing Protection

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Ear protection that attach to hard hat are a very good choice. CSA Approved

Eye Protection

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A face shield will protect against flying wood chips. Safety Glass provide Eye protection. CSA Approved

Chainsaw Hand Protection gloves

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Chainsaw gloves or mitts feature a lining on the back of the left glove to give some cut-through protection in the event of chain contact

Chainsaw Leg Protection

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Chainsaw pants or chaps contain special padding that gives some protection against chainsaw cut-through. Wrap-around chaps. CSA Approved

Safety boots

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Hard Toe Caps with White Soled preferred
sometimes called "Roofers" boot or "Ironworkers" Boot. CSA Approved

Sun screen

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Recommended for UV Protection when outside

Layout equipment- General Carpentry Tools

2 ft. Carpenters level

 

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2 ft. Carpenters square

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25-35 ft. measuring tape

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50-100 ft. measuring tape

 

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Optional

chalkline

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Blue Chalk Recommended

Chisels

Adze

 

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Scoop Type

Saddle notch chisel

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Framing chisel

 

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11/2" or 2"

Wooden mallet

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Peeling equipment

peeling spud

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draw knife

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paint scraper

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cant hook or peavey

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Scribing equipment

scriber

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spray bottle

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scoring knife

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Log dogs

2 log dogs

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Optional
If you plan to build after the course

2 rolling dogs

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Optional
If you plan to build after the course

2lb. hammer

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Drawing equipment

camera

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Optional

note pad

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drawing pad

 

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calculator

 

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plastic 9" square

 

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indelible ink pencil

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Other Items- All Optional, but strongly Recommended

Tool Belt

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Tool Box or Bag

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Rain Jacket

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  • Dress for expected weather and environment,
  • Dress in layers, start cool and as day and work progress, you are able to shed warmer clothes.

 

Work Clothes

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  • Jeans are suitable but heavier work type clothes will last longer such as "Carrharts" "Dickies" etc
  • T Shirts, short sleeve and long sleeve
  • Most clothes will not come as clean after sustained contact with green logs.
  • Expect to get your hands and clothes "dirty"

CSA- Canadian Standards Association

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