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Safely Using a Chainsaw

Safely using a chainsaw is very important. While professionals are trained and versed in safety measures, domestic users are more prone to making errors which can lead to severe injury or accident. We provide a range of chainsaws and maintenance services for professional and domestic users. Here are some tips to ensure safe and effective […]

PPE Equipment

Wearing the Correct PPE

Wearing the correct PPE clothing is essential for your safety. When a chainsaw comes in contact with your PPE equipment, such as protective pants, they have a split second where they either work and save your life and limb, or they fail. As with safety equipment such as a motorcycle helmet, the quality and build […]

how to cut firewood with a chainsaw

How to Use a Chainsaw to Cut Firewood

Prepping your firewood with a chainsaw can make light work of months worth of fuel in just one sitting. However, when you use a chainsaw to cut firewood, you need to take precautions need to be taken to ensure you’re able to do so safely. How to Use a Chainsaw to Cut Firewood Using any […]

Reliable Garden and Lawn Equipment

Reliable Garden and Lawn Equipment

At the beginning of every year we take a review of our products, check the state of the industry and ask ourselves if we can do better. At the end of that we take our top picks and write a little about them. We’ve already covered a large number of areas this year. Now is […]

Best Chainsaw in 2022

What’s the Best Chainsaw in 2022?

What’s the Best Chainsaw in 2022? Every year we like to review our product range, examine the wider market and see what’s out there. Our goal is to evaluate what we have in stock and ensure we alway provide the best machinery on the market for the best price. This goes with all of our […]

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The Best Property Saw

What’s the best property saw for domestic tasks? At Douglas Forest and Garden, we’ve been working with landscapers and arborists for decades. Working with the professionals, finding out what works, and testing things ourselves, we quickly became satisfied with Stihl. Their chainsaws are hands down some of the best bits of machinery you’ll find anywhere. […]

Quickly Start your Chainsaw

Quickly Start your Chainsaw

How to quickly start your chainsaw without it flooding the engine. Stihl have a great range of tips and tricks on how to most effectively use their chainsaws to cut as well as some maintenance tips. The Stihl Chainsaw range has great quick start features that make it very easy and efficient to start up. […]

Safe Chainsaw Handling

Safe Chainsaw Handling

Safe chainsaw handling is all about having the right tool for the job, knowing how to use and handle the device correctly, and taking all necessary precautions. It’s also essential that you wear the correct safety gear for operating a chainsaw. You want to avoid contact with the saw blade, but you also need to […]

Chainsaw Safety Gear

Chainsaw Safety Gear

Chainsaw safety gear is essential for anyone doing any kind of work with a chainsaw. Whether you’re on the farm, the field or the forest. We’ve been working in the business for decades and have seen thousands of chainsaws. The one thing that never failed to shock us was the attitude the general public has […]

how to sharpen your chainsaw

How to Sharpen Your Chainsaw

As a chainsaw owner, it’s important that you take care your machine. There are all sorts of makes and models of chainsaws. Many of them are of poor quality. But what they all have in common are chains. When you’re out cutting and all you’re getting is dust, with no chippings, you need to sharpen […]

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We’re Growing – But We’re Still Local!

We’ve been growing our range of offerings over the years, and while we started out serving the local Cork community, DFG has been growing into a national brand serving the whole country. We have a selection of products that were once more suited to buying in your locality due to higher transportation costs, but thanks […]

Chainsaw Suppliers in Cork

One of the Biggest Chainsaw Suppliers in Cork

At Douglas Forest and Garden, we are one of the biggest chainsaw suppliers in Cork. We have an extensive range of saws for both professional and domestic uses, as well as a few that walk a line between the two worlds. Let’s take a look at all three categories and see what we have on […]

Chainsaw Protection

Chainsaw Protection

Chainsaw protection is a must. Whether you are doing some short work around the garden or you’re a professional landscaper or arborist, the right equipment will keep you safe. Chainsaw Protection for the Legs Hand-held chainsaws are one of the greatest causes of personal injuries. It just takes one mistake to cause a serious accident.  […]

Choosing a Hedgetrimmer

Need help choosing a hedgetrimmer? When you’re at work, and the job needs doing, the last thing you want is to be messing around with a tool that isn’t quite doing what it’s supposed to. A hedgetrimmer that isn’t fit for purpose will mean you’re going to spend more time picking sticks and clumps of […]

electric pruner

Electric Pruner: The Stihl GTA 26

An electric pruner can be a useful addition to your arsenal. This is for you if you are a professional landscaper. As a battery-powered pruner with a miniature chainsaw, the GTA 26 must be treated with great care and only used after training and learning about its safety features. This is a heavy-duty pruner, so […]