Electric Chainsaws Kingston NY

When you think of chainsaws in construction work in Kingston, your mind usually goes to builders of log homes, pole barns, docks, fences, and perhaps timber framers.

Local Companies

Williams Lumber
(845) 687-7676
317 Kyserike Rd
High Falls, NY
LOWE'S OF ULSTER, N. Y.
845 382-6000
901 FRANK SOTTILE BLVD. KINGSTON, NY, 12401
Kingston, NY
The Home Depot
(845)336-4575
1122 Ulster Ave
Kingston, NY
Kmart 3372 / Cross Merch
(845) 297-1246
1895 South Road
Poughkeepsie, NY
Hudson Valley Mall
(845) 382-7255
1300 Ulster Ave Ste 360
Kingston, NY
Williams Express
(845) 758-5615
9-11 E Market St
Red Hook, NY
Lowe's of Lloyd
845-834-5000
650 Route 299 Highland, NY, 12528
Highland, NY
Phoenicia Supply
845-688-5786
52 Main Street
Phoenicia, NY
The Home Depot
(845)485-0420
3470 North Road
Poughkeepsie, NY
Poughkeepsie Galleria
(845) 298-3700
2001 South Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY

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Source: TOOLS OF THE TRADE Magazine
Publication date: March 27, 2007

By Michael Springer

Photos by dotfordot.com

When you think of chainsaws in construction work, your mind usually goes to builders of log homes, pole barns, docks, fences, and perhaps timber framers. But I dug a little deeper and found them used in demolition, vintage wood salvage and reuse, panel home building, sculptural stair and railing making, woodcarving, and even in general framing and roofing operations.

In my survey of uses, perhaps the best framing trick is to use a chainsaw for cutting out window and door openings. Especially on thick walls where it is hard to cut straight with a long blade on a recip saw, guiding a chainsaw's bar along the framing will ensure a flush cut. Just be sure there are no protruding nails.

Chainsaws' plunge-cutting abilities have them cutting quick roof vents out for some guys. Different aftermarket saw bases and accessories are available for clamping onto a chainsaw's bar for uses such as gang-cutting deep rafters at a uniform angle, square cross-cutting, making angle or compound angle cuts in timbers, and even for guiding long rip cuts.

While not known for the smoothest finish cuts, chainsaws are accurate enough for the easy cutting of large LVL and glulam ridge beams without having to flip them over. And remodelers and roofers, how many times have you cut tree branches back with the wrong saw?

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