Master Essential Chainsaw Skills and Safety Measures

The Only Online Chainsaw Course for Beginners

  • Over 3 Hours of Expert Guidance
  • No Pre-Requisites Required
  • Safely Tackle Saw Projects on Your Property
  • Save Hundreds, if Not Thousands, on Costly Tree Removal Services
  • Get Started Today, Be Ready to Cut by  Tomorrow
Course Package

99% of Students Would Recommend this Course to a Friend

Kelly made me love the chainsaw! She showed me the ropes and made me feel supported. She helped me understand that it’s important to be cautious because that will save your life!

Brianna J.

To the point. Safety first attitude. No bravado.

Jamey R.

Clear, concise, practical.

Gary L.


Chainsaw Use and Safety for Beginners

At the end of this course you’ll know how to safely tackle basic chainsaw projects on your property.

First, you’ll learn the ins and outs of getting your saw prepped and ready to run. How to start it and how to prepare a safe cutting environment. 

Then I’ll walk you through each part of my CutSafe Protocol. This system should be muscle memory for everyone who uses a chainsaw.

It can save you from common chainsaw hazards and injuries. It could even save your life.

You’ll learn some tricks of the trade. For example, theres a simple trick that professionals use that not only saves their muscles, but also helps the saw cut faster (see minute 3:35 of the lesson titled Sawing Sustainably). 

Finally, you’ll learn how to clean and maintain your chainsaw so it functions for years to come.

There’s some common mistakes people make that could ruin your saw. I’ll make sure you avoid those.

You can review the specific lesson topics below:

Course Curriculum


  1. Overview
  2. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  3. Parts of Your Chainsaw


  1. Create an Emergency Plan
  2. Prepare a Safe Cutting Area
  3. Mental and Physical Preparation
  4. Perform Chainsaw Inspections and Checks
  5. How to Fuel Your Chainsaw
  6. How to Mix Chainsaw Fuel
  7. Properly Adjust Your Chain Tension


  1. 3 Tricks to Prevent Kickback
  2. 2-Part System Prepare for Kickback in Case It Does Occur
  3. Proper Body Mechanics / Ergonomics
  4. How to Start Your Chainsaw Without Trouble
  5. Foundational Cutting Mechanics
  6. How to Not Get Your Chainsaw Stuck in a Log
  7. Bucking and Limbing Technique and Safety
  8. Safely Working with Storm Damage Trees


  1. Perform Routine Saw Maintenance
  2. How to Get Your Chain so Sharp You Cut Yourself Looking at It
  3. How to Put Your Bar and Chain On Without Frustration

Meet Your Instructor

Hello, I’m Kelly Foulk, your chainsaw instructor.

I may not fit the stereotype of a typical chainsaw instructor—I’m a petite 5’4″, 120-pound woman. But…

  • I can expertly handle various saws, from small STIHL MS 170s to heavy STIHL MS 460s.
  • I’ve felled trees over a hundred feet tall with trunks several feet wide.
  • I’ve worked as a sawyer on high-intensity wildland fires, cutting down burning trees.

My limited strength and size are my strengths. They give me a unique perspective, ideal for teaching beginners.

Bonus eBook:

Chainsaw Troubleshooting Made Easy: A Beginner’s Guide

$18 value

Picture this: you’ve got a task at hand, your chainsaw is ready to go, but the engine just won’t fire up. Don’t let this be you. With this handy eBook, you’ll be equipped and ready to handle 15 of the most common issues you’ll run into while using a saw.

Don’t worry if you’re not mechanically inclined. This book is designed to be so straightforward and simple your 10 year-old could use it.

This eBook will save you time and money. No more going to professionals for things you could do yourself.

This Course Could Save Your Life

Tens of thousands of people get hurt in chainsaw accidents every year. Many of those are easily avoidable.

Don’t be one of those people who get hurt doing something obvious.

You have two options right now:

Option 1: Try to figure it out on your own.

Don’t worry about safety or learning how to do things properly. Cross your fingers each time you turn your saw on, hoping you’ll be okay. Learn things the hard way.

Option 2: Learn from a professional.

Sign up for this course and start today. In your very first lesson you’ll learn the easiest way to protect yourself from all chainsaw injuries. If this course does not prove useful, you’re protected by my no-nonsense 30 day gaurantee – I’ll send your money back ASAP.

It’s a no-brainer.

Course Package

The Chainsaw Course for Beginners

  • Master the essential safety skills you’ll need to use a chainsaw.
  • Over 3 hours of expert guidance
  • Comprehensive lesson plan covering my CutSafe Protocol, bucking,  limbing, and more.
  • Learn online wherever and whenever you want.
  • Receive unlimited access to the course – forever. Revisit lessons whenever you want.
  • FREE Chainsaw Troubleshooting eBook
  • Feel confident with my no nonsense money-back guarantee.

Feel Confident or Your Money Back

I’m confident that this course will equip you with the essential chainsaw skills you need. However, if you’re not satisfied with your purchase for any reason within the first 30 days, I’ll refund your money – no questions asked.

This Simple Decision Could Save You Thousands of Dollars a Year

Think about the money you’ve shelled out for tree removal and firewood in recent years. It adds up, doesn’t it?

Now, picture this scenario: Next Monday, a powerful storm descends, toppling three trees on your property. The standard cost for professional cleanup and tree removal hovers around $2250.

Quite a sum, isn’t it?

But that’s not all. If it’s a major storm affecting a wide area, you might find yourself waiting for more than a week before the tree service can reach you. Not ideal, especially if those fallen trees are blocking your car.

However, here’s the game-changer: being able a chainsaw.

With this valuable skill, you can swiftly clear those fallen trees, saving a whopping $2250. What’s more, you can transform that timber into logs, ready to fuel your home during the winter months.

This course is your ticket to acquiring these crucial chainsaw skills, all available right now for just $97.

Consider this:

With a single storm, you’ve recouped over $2000 in potential savings.

Now, envision the financial benefits these newfound abilities will bring year after year, storm after storm.

When you purchase this course today and dedicate your weekend to it, you’ll be primed and prepared to tackle that storm on Monday—and every storm that follows.

What People Are Saying…

Kelly breaks the aspects of cutting down to a simple, easy to digest method that is foolproof. She understands what it is like to be a beginner sawyer in a fast moving environment. This allows her to be able to relate and help everyone to become confident with a saw.

Connor W.

Kelly is extremely driven and passionate and she brings this to her teaching. She is a confident teacher which spills over into creating confidence in her students. Her patience stands out. She meets you where you are and works with you until you reach the level you desire.

Jordan Z.

Kelly has showcased her innate ability to foster learning time and time again. She is a supportive and passionate teacher. She takes the time to make individual students feel recognized and challenged

Nola P.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this course suitable for complete beginners with no prior chainsaw experience?

Absolutely! This course is designed specifically for beginners with no prior experience. The step-by-step lessons and instructional videos will guide you through the entire learning process.

What makes this course different from free YouTube tutorials or other online resources?

This course is comprehensive and structured, ensuring you cover all essential aspects of chainsaw operation systematically. Plus, you’ll have access to expert support and exclusive downloadable resources.

Can I access the course materials after I've completed it?

Yes, once you’ve completed the course, you’ll have lifetime access to all the materials and updates, so you can revisit the content whenever you need a refresher.

What is your refund policy?

I’m confident that this course will equip you with the essential chainsaw skills you need. However, if you’re not satisfied with your purchase for any reason within the first 30 days, I’ll refund your money – no questions asked.

Can children register for your course?

The course is only for adults age 18 and older.

How do I enroll in the course and get started?

Simply press “Join Waitlist” and when a spot opens up, I’ll let you know.