I love fall. I love the cooler weather and all that it brings. And my favorite thing of all – fire! Firepits, bonfires, fireplaces. There’s nothing better than sitting by a fire and relaxing. But to have a fire, you have to have firewood. We fell trees out here to keep up with all the wood that we need for ourselves and our guests. We have two chainsaws that we love, and in another post we will talk about our axes, mauls and splitters!

This chainsaw is great. It’s light-weight and electric. It always starts, and even my wife feels comfortable using it. Performance all around is fantastic, making the Workx WG303 an extremely responsive machine. For example, the chain stops virtually immediately upon you hitting the chain break and due to it being electric, it always starts. Vibration on this chainsaw is very low, especially when compared to equally powered gas chainsaws.

The Workx WG303 is easy to service, replacing the chain does not even require any tools. Constant, automatically lubrication is provided to the bar and chain and a 6.75 ounce oil reservoir with a level indicator is provided. This is a comfortable 16-inch chainsaw suited to anyone that needs good power with little fuss. Plug in, turn on and saw! The Workx WG303 runs quietly, comes in at a low cost, and can handle frequent use with ease. This is easily one of the best chainsaws for firewood.

On the other end of the spectrum is this beast. If you are going to be cutting thick logs or if you frequently cut firewood, then this powerful 60.3cc chainsaw from Husqvarna is for you. The Husqvarna 460 Rancher has a 20-inch bar, which is the optimal length for the power of this engine. This is a chainsaw that is suited to professionals and home-owners alike, being capable of breezing through any type of wood you set before it. The 460 Rancher is also CARB compliant, this a clear indication of its green friendly, low emission engine. The manufacturing standard of this chainsaw is of the highest quality. The three piece crankshaft is rugged enough to last through even the most demanding applications.

The Husqvarna 460 Rancher (see full specs) is well-balanced, comfortable to use, and the vibration emitted is fairly faint, placing minimal strain on your wrists and arms. The safety break stops the chain dead in its tracks, an example of the outstanding functionality of every feature of this high-end chainsaw. As with all Husqvarna chainsaws, if you purchase three cans of pre-mixed fuel you are eligible to extend you guarantee to four years from two for free! Even though the Husqvarna is covered for four years, the durability is so good that you will most likely be using this chainsaw reliably for years onward. This should on anyone’s list of the best chainsaw for cutting firewood.

And don’t forget your protection!