Crosscut Sawyer Online Resources

Crosscut Sawyer Online Resources

A list of online resources useful to students seeking U.S. Forest Service crosscut sawyer certification.

Table of Contents


U.S. Forest Service

Chain Saw and Crosscut Saw Training Course

Saws That Sing -- A Guide to Using Crosscut Saws

Crosscut Saw Manual

An Ax to Grind -- A Practical Ax Manual

One Moving Part -- The Forest Service Ax Manual

National Crosscut and Chainsaw Program

Vintage Training Videos

Note: Library Cards contain citation information and links to HTML and lower-resolution PDF versions of the publications.


Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

1910.266 - Logging Operations


The National Wilderness Skills Institute (NWSI)

NWSI 2021 Program


Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center, University of Montana

The Crosscut Sawyer


Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA)

Trail Skills College

103 Basic Saw Crew Training Course

Saw Training and Certification Program


Back Country Horsemen of Washington (BCHW)

BCHW/USFS Chain Saw and Crosscut Saw Certification Program


Trailkeepers of Oregon (TKO)

Trailkeepers University

Saw School