Along the ForestApps Road
By Tim Ard
Tim Ard and Laura Ard have travelled the country training chainsaw operators for many years. City, County, State, Disaster Response, Logging and Tree Care workers have attended their workshops and have learned new concepts to use in their chainsaw applications.
Have a question about chainsaw operations - Techniques, Sharpening, Maintenance? This Podcast is for You... Subscribe today and take a trip with us Along the ForestApps Road.
Along the ForestApps RoadDec 08, 2023
Discussion of chainsaw innovations that didn't
last and some that did....
From a live on YouTube and FB December 5th
Along the ForestApps Road Week 49 2023
This edition discusses Height Measure and the Cross Sight Tool to reduce residual damage in tree falling.
Discount Code CS Tool
Along the ForestApps Road Week 48 2023
What's the best notch to use falling trees? Tim discusses some of the choices.... Good Sawing!
ForestApps Road Week 47 2023
It's ThanksGiving Week! We have so much to be thankful for.
Info on Instructors out and about along the road. Training is picking up for 2024. My health situation and plans for this coming year.
Good Sawing To You!
Norm Hall Tribute
Received word on Nov 9th that Norm Hall had passed away from a sudden heart attack. This podcast was recorded several months ago. I wanted to replay as a tribute to Norm's efforts and commitment to the Tree Care/Arborist Industry. He will be greatly missed. Our prayers are with his wife Kathy and family during this time.
Thursday Night Update
Some things going on....
File Size Matters
like the answers in this Podcast of Along the ForestAppps Road. Good Sawing!
Along the ForestApps Road Week 43 2023
Discussion following up on a question from a follower, Roy Montan, about using a wedge with heavy side lean. Hope you enjoy - Please follow our podcast so you are alerted as to new postings and it helps us to maintain the weekly broadcasts. Good Sawing!
Along The ForestApps Road Week 42 2023
This Week Tim Discusses The Difference in Experience and Planning. Good Sawing!
Along the ForestApps Road Week 41 2023
Controlling the Tree while Maintaining Safety and Productivity.
Watch video version @ForestApps on YouTube. Good Sawing!
Along the ForestApps Road Week 40 2023
Discussing One Handed Chainsaw comments and an update on my health. What's been taking place the past month. Check out the full video on @ForestApps YouTube Channel. Don't forget to please SUBSCRIBE.
Top Handle vs Bow Guide
Jeff Cathcart Interview
Along the ForestApps Road Week 38 2023 Update
A lot has been happening the last three weeks since my last podcast....
From the Butt
Water to Oil
I think you will find this discussion very interesting. Let me know what you think.... Good Sawing!
Special guest David Breeden of Husqvarna explains how to keep your saw free from down time. You can watch the entire video @ForestApps channel on YouTube . Good Sawing!
Planning for Experience
How does Experience start? With the planning process....
Along the ForestApps Road week 30 2023
Discussion of the face notch opening to allow the hinge to work.
If Only I Knew
Hope to see you Along the ForestApps Road... Good Sawing !
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Along the ForestApps Road Week 29
Along the ForestApps Road Week 28 2023
A week of training recap with Samaritan's Purse in North Wilkesboro, NC
Thursday Night Saws Week 27 2023
Discussion of Saw Chain Angles, New Bar Oil testing update on travels... Good Sawing!
Along the Forest Apps Road Week 27
This week on ATFAR New video Posted - SawChain Angle, Last week with AREA Line and Right of Way. Up the Road - Samaritan’s Purse On to - Rhode Island Trust. New products Concentrate on slick saw chain Good Sawing!
Along the ForestApps Road Week 25 2023
We had a great week with Samaritan's Purse Site Supervisors..... Good Sawing!
Thursday Night Saws Week 23
Discussing some questions that came in recently. Several topics. This was from our Live Thursday Night Saws on YouTube, Twitter and Face Book.
Join us at 8pm est .... Good Sawing!
Criteria for Push or Pull
Question came in as to what is the criteria for determining whether to use equipment to push or pull a tree to fall it. What are some of the considerations. Is it always wise to use a large piece of equipment? If you do what is the plan.... Good Sawing!
Along the ForestApps Road Week 23 2023
Recap of the week and a discussion on - Are Trees and Participants different?
What are some considerations when working on trees with rot and other compromised conditions? Tim follows up on a couple questions from the YouTube channel @ForestApps. You can watch the video @ForestApps.... Good Sawing!
Some interesting Thoughts on Fatigue in the workplace sent in by a listener Tim L.
Weather Thoughts and Training
How does weather affect training and plans? Tim discusses some thoughts from recent training on KY and IL. Good Sawing!
Norm Hall Interview
Week 17 2023 Along the Forest Apps Road
Why is participant attention sometimes hard to get or maintain in a training program? Tim has some thoughts that may help us to understand.... Good Sawing!
Training Conversations of the Core6
Thursday Night Saws Week 15 2023
Is there such a thing as bad Mix oil for your saw? What are some variables.... Good sawing!
Along the ForestApps Road we see all types. Many are musicians that operate chainsaws. Tonights guest is Derek Ferwerda. Listen to his story we think you will find it interesting.... Good Sawing!
Thursday Night Saws Week 13 2023
Great conversation with Jeremy Osteen of GA Tree Masters about bad fiber in trees
he has come acccross recently. Join us sometime on Thursday Nights at 8pm Est on @ForestApps Youtube and FaceBook. Good Sawing!
Week 13 2023 Keeth Question Storm Trees
Very interesting audio from a video on Storm Trees to answer a question from Keeth at Samaritan's Purse. I have three contributors to the video this audio is taken from. Robert Albritton on Tree Works Unlimited, David Breeden of Arbor Pro and Jeremy Osteen pop GA Tree Masters. Thanks to them for their time and thoughts. I think you will enjoy this for planning purposes of working on storm trees.
Thursday Night Saws Week 12 2023
Discussion on storm sawing downed trees. Butt to top. Good Sawing!
West Coast Tour. Weeks 10 and 11 2023
A recap of our travel and training to the west coast.... Good Sawing!
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Tuesday Night LIVE Week 12 2023
Tuesday Night Live with David Breeden of Husqvarna. Started up a 40 year old chainsaw. Good Sawing!
Week 9 2023 Helmet Systems
Tim discusses his favorite helmet system he has been using for several years now.
Samaritan's Purse Week 8 2023
We had the opportunity to be part of the annual training weekend for Samaritan's Purse providing some chainsaw instruction for their volunteers. You can watch a video on our YouTube site @ForestApps. Good Sawing!
Along the ForestApps Road Week 7 2023
Out travel and training in Florida this week. Working with Florida Water Management and Amsler's Saw Day... Good Sawing!
The Eriksson Trail
The Soren Eriksson Trail is a trip down memory lane telling some of the attributes of Soren Eriksson and how he was instrumental in the techniques, PPE and chainsaws we have today. Let me know what you think of this podcast. Good Sawing!
ForestApps eBook Chapter 1
The ForestApps eBook was written by Tim Ard and Mike Bolin in 2002. Tim is reading through each chapter. We hope you find it to be a great way to absorb the information over the next few weeks and months.. Good Sawing!
David Breeden -Husqvarna Interview
This was the Number 1 podcast for Season 2..... Listen again. Good Sawing!
Along the ForestApps Road is proud to bring you an exclusive interview with David Breeden of Husqvarna Power Products. Please Like and Subscribe and tell all your friends to watch.... Good Sawing! #chainsaw #Chainsawsafety #chainsawtraining #Arborist #Logger #DisasterRelief #STIHL #STIHLUsa #Husqvarna #DIY #LawnMaintenance #Landscaping #LawnsofInstagram #LandScapeMaintenance #Landscapers #TreeCare #TreeServices #LawncareLife #TreeStuff #OregonTools #OregonSawChain #Echo #Poulan #WE_ARE_WOODWORKER #ChainsawLovers #timberfaller #treeclimbing #arboriculture #treecutting #treefelling #stihlchainsaw #loggers #logger88 #chainsaw_lovers #foodphotography #treeservice #treework #treeremoval #lumberjack #ForestApplicationsTrainingInc #TimArd #AlongtheForestAppsRoad #Podcast #TimArd #LauraArd #Chainsaws #STIHL #HUSQVARNA #TreeCare www.ForestApps.com info@ForestApps.com
Recap of Week 4 5 6 2023 - PowerSouth
I had a great three weeks in Andalusia, Alabama working with employees of PowerSouth. The company is amazing and the training offered a lot of results. You can check out the video of this podcast on my YouTube channel @ForestApps. Good Sawing!
Saw Chain Mounting
Ropes Machines and Wedges
Often hear that we always use a Machine or Rope or Wedge for safety when falling trees. Tim shares some thoughts on this audio version of an @ForestApps Youtube Video. Check it out too.... Good Sawing!