Best Chainsaw for 2020

Chainsaws are useful and precise tools. Their function is based on pruning, cutting or chopping wood from trees. These machines are made up of a powerful motor that moves the toothed chain located on the bar or sword.

Nowadays there is a huge number of models of chainsaws on the market, classified according to the type of motor they have. That is why the choice between one and the other will depend to a great extent on the characteristics of the wood to be worked with, the amount of use and, of course, the weight of the machine.

View Details 58cc 20" Petrol Chainsaw + 2 X Chains + More • 104.99£

58cc 20" Petrol Chainsaw + 2 X Chains + More

104.99£

View Details Chainsaw Petrol 20" Easy Start 62cc Bar & Chain 2 Stroke 50cm HYUNDAI • 157.49£

Chainsaw Petrol 20" Easy Start 62cc Bar & Chain 2 Stroke 50cm Hyundai

157.49£

View Details Chainsaw 26cc 25cc Top Handle Petrol Chainsaw 2-Sroke 10" Bar Tree Pruning • 78.90£

Chainsaw 26cc 25cc Top Handle Petrol Chainsaw 2-sroke 10" Bar Tree Pruning

78.90£

View Details Ryobi OCS1830 ONE+ 18V Brushless 30cm (12") Chainsaw - Naked Body Only • 129.95£

Ryobi Ocs1830 One+ 18v Brushless 30cm (12") Chainsaw - Naked Body Only

129.95£

View Details Electric Chainsaw Garden Chain Saw 2200W Bar 40cm /16" Bar & Chain ; Autobrake • 59.50£

Electric Chainsaw Garden Chain Saw 2200w Bar 40cm /16" Bar & Chain ; Autobrake

59.50£

View Details HEAVY DUTY 12" TOP HANDLE PETROL CHAINSAW 25.4cc LOPPING PRUNING LOGGING 800W • 79.95£

Heavy Duty 12" Top Handle Petrol Chainsaw 25.4cc Lopping Pruning Logging 800w

79.95£

View Details Heavy Duty 52CC 20" Petrol Chainsaw Handheld With Chains Lopping Pruning Tool UK • 68.99£

Heavy Duty 52cc 20" Petrol Chainsaw Handheld With Chains Lopping Pruning Tool Uk

68.99£

View Details 52cc 20" Heavy Duty Petrol Chainsaw Two-Stroke Petrol Engine Tree Wood Pruning • 65.99£

52cc 20" Heavy Duty Petrol Chainsaw Two-stroke Petrol Engine Tree Wood Pruning

65.99£

View Details NEW POWERFUL Titan 230V 2000W CORDED ELECTRIC CHAINSAW • 69.99£

New Powerful Titan 230v 2000w Corded Electric Chainsaw

69.99£

Types of chainsaws

The types of chainsaws are divided into two groups: according to the nature of the engine and the type of cut.

Electric, battery and petrol chainsaws are among those classified according to engine.

Electric motor chainsaws

This class of engines has a power that ranges between 1,600 and 2,200 watts. In terms of maintenance, it’s very important to have the oil tank full for greasing the chain and clean it well after every use. It must also be sharpened from time to time in order to keep in good conditions its cutting capacity.

Due to the fact their sword usually measures between 35 and 40 centimetres, they are ideal to cut soft wood, such as arizonica or traditional garden hedges, but not for industrial tasks.

The biggest advantage of electric chainsaws is their ease use and their many sales on online stores, such as Amazon and Ebay, where we can find hundreds of cheap options. They are also easier to repair.

The bad part of this type of tool is that due to the type of motor, it is necessary to connect them to a power plug. This takes away the autonomy when we need to work with it. Despite of this, the problem can be solved with an extension cord that can withstand the watts determined by the chainsaw.

Petrol chainsaws

Gasoline chainsaw models have an engine of approximately 40 or 50 cm3 that runs on two strokes. This gives it a much more powerful cutting power than electric or battery chainsaws.

Its disadvantage lies in the difficult maintenance, which is superior to other types. Therefore, its repair is more expensive.

Unlike other types of chainsaws, it requires constant cleaning of spark plugs and lubrication of each of its motorized parts to prevent the engine from deteriorating rapidly. In addition, it needs a mix of gasoline and oil to start it up.

The strength of these tools lies in their uninterrupted work with massive results. It’s just as suitable for domestic work as it is for professional tasks.

Other advantages are that they have proper autonomy of use and are suitable for industrial tasks.

Lithium battery chainsaws

All chainsaws with a built-in lithium battery have a power output ranging from 18 to 36 volts. They require the same maintenance care as electric chainsaws.

One of the reasons to choose them is that they are quite simple to operate, which makes them a relatively safe tool to use, considering that a cutting instrument always represents a risk.

These chainsaws are suitable for cutting soft woods (pines, poplars, cedars, etc.) with a maximum diameter of 15 centimetres. They are also ideal for high pruning, except that the machine does not weigh more than 3 kilos and can be handled with just one hand.

Amazon and Ebay buyers love lithium chainsaws because they are easy to handle and allow the user to have autonomy while the battery is charged, since they do not need to be connected to an power plug. However, the issue of this battery is its relatively short life, which is why we advise you to have a spare battery.

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View Details Makita DUC302Z Twin 18v / 36v LXT Cordless Lithium Ion Chainsaw 300mm Bare Unit • 199.99£

Makita Duc302z Twin 18v / 36v Lxt Cordless Lithium Ion Chainsaw 300mm Bare Unit

199.99£ 378.0 €

View Details EINHELL 18V LITHIUM POWER EXCHANGE CORDLESS 10" CHAINSAW & 1 BATTERY + 1 CHARGER • 139.95£

Einhell 18v Lithium Power Exchange Cordless 10" Chainsaw & 1 Battery + 1 Charger

139.95£

View Details HEAVY DUTY EINHELL 18V LITHIUM CORDLESS 10" CHAINSAW SAW & 1 BATTERY + CHARGER • 139.99£

Heavy Duty Einhell 18v Lithium Cordless 10" Chainsaw Saw & 1 Battery + Charger

139.99£

View Details HEAVY DUTY EINHELL 18V LITHIUM CORDLESS 10" CHAINSAW SAW & BATTERY WITH CHARGER • 168.95£

Heavy Duty Einhell 18v Lithium Cordless 10" Chainsaw Saw & Battery With Charger

168.95£

View Details Aerotek X2 Cordless Chainsaw 40V Lithium-ion Lightweight Brushless Motor 6600rpm • 59.99£

Aerotek X2 Cordless Chainsaw 40v Lithium-ion Lightweight Brushless Motor 6600rpm

59.99£

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View Details Makita DUC355Z Twin 18v / 36v LXT Cordless 35cm 14" Chainsaw Lithium Ion - Bare • 229.99£

Makita Duc355z Twin 18v / 36v Lxt Cordless 35cm 14" Chainsaw Lithium Ion - Bare

229.99£ 264.6 €

View Details BLACK&DECKER GKC1820L20 Chainsaw Battery Powered 18V Lithium CM.20 • 128.88£

Black&decker Gkc1820l20 Chainsaw Battery Powered 18v Lithium Cm.20

128.88£

View Details REDBACK 40V LITHIUM BATTERY 14" CHAINSAW (skin Only) • 170.51£

Redback 40v Lithium Battery 14" Chainsaw (skin Only)

170.51£

View Details Chainsaw HUSQVARNA 536 Lixp Battery Powered A Lithium 4,2AH Pruning (Battery Not • 426.66£

Chainsaw Husqvarna 536 Lixp Battery Powered A Lithium 4,2ah Pruning (battery Not

426.66£

Which are the best brands of chainsaws on the market?

There are currently many brands that offer their products in both the physical and online markets. However, there is a select group of chainsaw manufacturers that have earned a special place among the customers. Which are:

Stihl chainsaws

It is one of the brands with the highest annual sales figures in the world. Sthil has provided its followers with the wonderful experience of working with modern high-tech machines, whose performance surpasses the average.

This German company not only produce chainsaws, but also produces machinery for garden care, landscaping, forestry, pruning and accessories that can be attached to existing woodworking tools.

View Details STIHL MS170 CHAIN SAW WITH 12" BAR & FREE 2STROKE OIL! • 210.00£

Stihl Ms170 Chain Saw With 12" Bar & Free 2stroke Oil!

210.00£

View Details STIHL MS180 Chainsaw 14" Chain Petrol Sthil • 145.00£

Stihl Ms180 Chainsaw 14" Chain Petrol Sthil

145.00£

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View Details STIHL MS 231C Petrol Chainsaw Engine - Working • 106.00£

Stihl Ms 231c Petrol Chainsaw Engine - Working

106.00£ 16 bids | 01d

View Details  BRAND NEW  BOXED GENUINE  STIHL MS 170 Chainsaw  Petrol 14" 35cm 30.1 Cc • 209.00£

Brand New Boxed Genuine Stihl Ms 170 Chainsaw Petrol 14" 35cm 30.1 Cc

209.00£

View Details Stihl MS170 12" Petrol Chainsaw Brand New. • 208.50£

Stihl Ms170 12" Petrol Chainsaw Brand New.

208.50£

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View Details Stihl Ms260 Petrol Chainsaw • 102.00£

Stihl Ms260 Petrol Chainsaw

102.00£ 9 bids | 04d

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View Details Stihl Ms 391 Chainsaw • 113.00£

Stihl Ms 391 Chainsaw

113.00£ 3 bids | 06d

View Details STIHL MS170 BRAND NEW 30.1cc PETROL CHAINSAW 14" GUIDE BAR 1130 200 0297 • 209.99£

Stihl Ms170 Brand New 30.1cc Petrol Chainsaw 14" Guide Bar 1130 200 0297

209.99£

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View Details Stihl Ms200t Top Handled Chainsaw  • 102.00£

Stihl Ms200t Top Handled Chainsaw

102.00£ 10 bids | 05d

Husqvarna

These Swedish manufacturers combine the latest advances in technology, teamwork and at the same time taking care of nature in all the machines they produce. Its aim as a company is to guarantee the customer a quality product, suitable for any wood task with the safety, confidence and efficiency of the brand itself.

The Husqvarna chainsaw's operating system is characterised by a combined organized control that prevents the instrument from suffocating. It also has a centrifugal cleaning mode that extends the time between cleaning sessions. And finally its Smart Start function generates resistance to the starter rope, which ensures a comfortable and fast start.

View Details Petrol Chainsaw Husqvarna Tree Surgery Prune Cutter 2 Stroke Heavy Duty 36cm Bar • 189.90£

Petrol Chainsaw Husqvarna Tree Surgery Prune Cutter 2 Stroke Heavy Duty 36cm Bar

189.90£

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View Details Husqvarna 351  Chainsaw • 64.00£

Husqvarna 351 Chainsaw

64.00£ 17 bids | 01d

View Details Husqvarna Petrol Chainsaw Tree Surgery Prune Cutter 2 Stroke Heavy Duty 36cm Bar • 188.00£

Husqvarna Petrol Chainsaw Tree Surgery Prune Cutter 2 Stroke Heavy Duty 36cm Bar

188.00£

View Details Husqvarna 136 16" Petrol Chainsaw. Good Working Order. Free UK Postage. • 140.00£

Husqvarna 136 16" Petrol Chainsaw. Good Working Order. Free Uk Postage.

140.00£

View Details Husqvarna 560xp Chainsaw Verry Little Use • 350.00£

Husqvarna 560xp Chainsaw Verry Little Use

350.00£

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View Details Husqvarna 340 Chainsaw • 102.00£

Husqvarna 340 Chainsaw

102.00£ 3 bids | 01d

View Details Husqvarna 120 Petrol Chainsaw Tree Surgery Prune Wood Cutter 2 Stroke Heavy Duty • 179.95£

Husqvarna 120 Petrol Chainsaw Tree Surgery Prune Wood Cutter 2 Stroke Heavy Duty

179.95£

View Details Husqvarna 135 Mark 2 Chainsaw 14" Bar - Brand New   • 249.99£

Husqvarna 135 Mark 2 Chainsaw 14" Bar - Brand New

249.99£

View Details Husqvarna 236 X-Torq 16" Petrol Chainsaw. Good Working Order. Free UK Postage. • 189.99£

Husqvarna 236 X-torq 16" Petrol Chainsaw. Good Working Order. Free Uk Postage.

189.99£

Alpine

This veteran brand in the field of chainsaws offers different models designed to meet the needs of buyers. Its tools can be adapted to different functions with different power ratings. To top it off, they have a wide range of accessories through which you can increase the safety, comfort and convenience of each of the Alpine machines.

Greencut

Greencut is one of the leading brands in sales of affordable chainsaws on Amazon. Its long history and the long durability of its products have made it a safe alternative when it comes to buying efficient chainsaws.

View Details Greencut GS6800 22 Chainsaw, 2868 W, Red, 62 CC • 133.53£

Greencut Gs6800 22 Chainsaw, 2868 W, Red, 62 Cc

133.53£

View Details Greencut Chainsaw, Orange, GS2500 10 (25 Cc) • 166.67£

Greencut Chainsaw, Orange, Gs2500 10 (25 Cc)

166.67£

View Details Greencut Chainsaw, Orange, GS2500 10 25 Cc • 192.99£

Greencut Chainsaw, Orange, Gs2500 10 25 Cc

192.99£

View Details Greencut Chainsaw, Orange, GS2500 10 • 127.19£

Greencut Chainsaw, Orange, Gs2500 10

127.19£

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