A pictorial guide to the main features of a chainsaw

A chainsaw has a great many features, some of which are obvious, some not. 

The image below is a picture of a high quality Stihl chainsaw. Manufacturers do vary in their placement of components but the basics are generally fairly standard. 

This guide is intended is to illustrate the basic features of most chainsaws.



Some chainsaws offer tool-less chain tensioning. This is usually carried out with a knob as in the image below



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