[ANNOUNCE] London.pm technical meeting about "What is Moose and why is it the future?" on 19th Feb 2009

Piers Cawley pdcawley-london.0dd185 at bofh.org.uk
Wed Jan 28 10:51:11 GMT 2009

On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 12:10 AM, Edmund von der Burg
<edmund.vonderburg at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/1/27 Dirk Koopman <djk at tobit.co.uk>:
>> Oh B*gg*r. Clashes with my chainsaw course and I shall be too erm.. tired to
>> get up to London and back for the following day's gruelling cutting and
>> moving wood (who needs a gym subscription when one has small wood to
>> manage).
> Chainsaw course?!?
> What sort of woodsman are you to accept formal training?
> Chainsawing is easy: keep the chain sharp and tight, top up petrol and
> chain oil before you run out, rev the engine before touching the wood,
> use the spikes to pivot the blade through the wood. NEVER cut using
> the top of the blade. (That last bit is actually important).

Don't forget the protective clothing. Anything that can remove the
best part of a pound of flesh per second deserves respect and kevlar

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