Best Chainsaw for 2021

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 Neilsen 25.4cc Petrol Gasoline Top Handle Chain Saw 12" Chainsaw 800w Logging • 69.99£

Neilsen 25.4cc Petrol Gasoline Top Handle Chain Saw 12" Chainsaw 800w Logging

69.99£

View Details Titan TTL759CHN 40cm 40cc 2 Stroke Garden Petrol Engine Chainsaw • 68.99£

Titan Ttl759chn 40cm 40cc 2 Stroke Garden Petrol Engine Chainsaw

68.99£

View Details 🔵 Petrol Chainsaw 20" Inch 50cm Cut Easy Start 62cc Bar & Chain 2 Stroke 🔵 • 149.99£

🔵 Petrol Chainsaw 20" Inch 50cm Cut Easy Start 62cc Bar & Chain 2 Stroke 🔵

149.99£

View Details Heavy Duty 20" 52cc Petrol Chainsaw Saw Cutter With Cover 2.2kw FREE SPARE CHAIN • 64.99£

Heavy Duty 20" 52cc Petrol Chainsaw Saw Cutter With Cover 2.2kw Free Spare Chain

64.99£

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View Details DURHAND Electric Chainsaw Garden Tools 2000 W, 40 Cm Blade Corded Aluminum • 54.99£

Durhand Electric Chainsaw Garden Tools 2000 W, 40 Cm Blade Corded Aluminum

54.99£ 109.99 €

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View Details Stihl 017 Chainsaw • 56.00£

Stihl 017 Chainsaw

56.00£ 3 bids | 20h

View Details Heavy Duty 20" 52cc Chainsaw Wood Cutting Saw Cutter Two Stroke Petrol Engine UK • 69.54£

Heavy Duty 20" 52cc Chainsaw Wood Cutting Saw Cutter Two Stroke Petrol Engine Uk

69.54£

View Details 26 Cc Lightweight 3.5kg Top Handled Petrol Chainsaw 3 Chains & 10" Bar Included • 79.99£

26 Cc Lightweight 3.5kg Top Handled Petrol Chainsaw 3 Chains & 10" Bar Included

79.99£

View Details Cordless Chainsaw 18v Li-Ion Battery Charger 10" Oregon Bar Chain Heavy Duty Kit • 99.99£

Cordless Chainsaw 18v Li-ion Battery Charger 10" Oregon Bar Chain Heavy Duty Kit

99.99£

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.

View Details 26V Rechargeable Lithium Battery Electric Motor Saws Mini Wood Cutting Chainsaw • 63.99£

26v Rechargeable Lithium Battery Electric Motor Saws Mini Wood Cutting Chainsaw

63.99£

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View Details Makita DUC355Z Twin 18v / 36v LXT Cordless 35cm 14" Chainsaw Lithium Ion - Bare • 239.99£

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

239.99£ 264.6 €

View Details Chainsaw Battery Powered Einhell GE-LC18LI-KIT Lithium 18VOLT 3.AH Pruning • 162.69£

Chainsaw Battery Powered Einhell Ge-lc18li-kit Lithium 18volt 3.ah Pruning

162.69£

View Details Ryobi P546 ONE+ 10 In. 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Chainsaw, LN • 69.48£

Ryobi P546 One+ 10 In. 18-volt Lithium-ion Cordless Chainsaw, Ln

69.48£

View Details NEW Black & Decker LCS1020 20V MAX Cordless LITHIUM-ION 10" Chainsaw W/ Battery • 69.48£

New Black & Decker Lcs1020 20v Max Cordless Lithium-ion 10" Chainsaw W/ Battery

69.48£

View Details Cordless Chainsaw, 18V Mini Electric Chainsaw Rechargeable With Battery Charger  • 115.06£

Cordless Chainsaw, 18v Mini Electric Chainsaw Rechargeable With Battery Charger

115.06£

View Details MINI Wood Cutting Lithium Chainsaw Christmas Rechargeable UK • 75.37£

Mini Wood Cutting Lithium Chainsaw Christmas Rechargeable Uk

75.37£

View Details ECHO 16 In. 58-Volt Brushless Lithium-Ion Battery Chainsaw (Tool Only) CCS-58VBT • 196.67£

Echo 16 In. 58-volt Brushless Lithium-ion Battery Chainsaw (tool Only) Ccs-58vbt

196.67£

View Details BLACK+DECKER 36V Lithium-Ion Chainsaw, Bare Unit, 30 Cm GKC3630LB-XJ 1713 • 244.23£

Black+decker 36v Lithium-ion Chainsaw, Bare Unit, 30 Cm Gkc3630lb-xj 1713

244.23£

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 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 017 Chainsaw • 56.00£

Stihl 017 Chainsaw

56.00£ 3 bids | 20h

View Details STIHL Chainsaw MS170 + 12” Bar & Chain • 179.00£

Stihl Chainsaw Ms170 + 12” Bar & Chain

179.00£

View Details Stihl Ms 150tc Arborist Chainsaw  • 310.00£

Stihl Ms 150tc Arborist Chainsaw

310.00£

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View Details Stihl Ms180 Chainsaw • 63.00£

Stihl Ms180 Chainsaw

63.00£ 4 bids | 05d

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View Details Stihl Farm Boss Chainsaw 038 AVS • 166.00£

Stihl Farm Boss Chainsaw 038 Avs

166.00£ 22 bids | 18h

View Details STIHL MS 170 Chainsaw 12" Brand New In Original Box • 208.92£

Stihl Ms 170 Chainsaw 12" Brand New In Original Box

208.92£

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View Details STIHL MS 180 PETROL CHAINSAW 2 STROKE 14"  2014 • 119.70£

Stihl Ms 180 Petrol Chainsaw 2 Stroke 14" 2014

119.70£ 23 bids | 09h

View Details STIHL Chainsaw MS 170 Petrol 12 Inch Tree Surgery Fuel Economic 30cm 30.1 Cc • 192.95£

Stihl Chainsaw Ms 170 Petrol 12 Inch Tree Surgery Fuel Economic 30cm 30.1 Cc

192.95£

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 Husqvarna Chainsaw  • 170.00£

Husqvarna Chainsaw

170.00£

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View Details Husqvarna 346xp Chainsaw Unit Only • 155.00£

Husqvarna 346xp Chainsaw Unit Only

155.00£ 32 bids | 02d

View Details Petrol Chainsaw Husqvarna Tree Surgery Prune Cutter 2 Stroke Heavy Duty 36cm Bar • 185.99£

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

185.99£

View Details Petrol Chainsaw Husqvarna 2 Stroke 14'' Prune Tree Cutter 36cm Heavy Duty New • 174.95£

Petrol Chainsaw Husqvarna 2 Stroke 14'' Prune Tree Cutter 36cm Heavy Duty New

174.95£

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View Details Husqvarna 357 Xp Chainsaw  • 112.00£

Husqvarna 357 Xp Chainsaw 

112.00£ 9 bids | 21h

View Details  Husqvarna Chainsaw 120 II Petrol 14" • 145.00£

Husqvarna Chainsaw 120 Ii Petrol 14"

145.00£

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View Details Husqvarna Chainsaw Good Working Order • 90.00£

Husqvarna Chainsaw Good Working Order

90.00£ 0 bids | 19h

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View Details Husqvarna 550xp  • 235.00£

Husqvarna 550xp

235.00£ 12 bids | 01d

View Details Petrol Chainsaw Husqvarna Tree Surgery Prune Cutter 2 Stroke Heavy Duty 35cm Bar • 179.99£

Petrol Chainsaw Husqvarna Tree Surgery Prune Cutter 2 Stroke Heavy Duty 35cm Bar

179.99£

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 Chainsaw, Red, GS620X 62 Cc • 129.99£

Greencut Chainsaw, Red, Gs620x 62 Cc

129.99£

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