Building a nesting box is fun, especially with the kids. It’s a great way to learn about working with tools, nature and animals. Here’s how you can build a nesting box with a little skill.
A picture is worth a thousand words. This old saying is definitely true when it comes to the STIHL Catalogue, the 260-page reference work that gives you, our customers, a complete overview of the STIHL products on offer.
Ritual tree worship dates back to pre-Christian times. Back then, decorated evergreen trees were seen as a symbol of life and fertility and worshipped around the winter solstice. In the Roman era, New Year’s customs included placing branches and deciduous trees in heated rooms to force them to bloom. These customs have evolved over the years, with the blossoms replaced by candles to become today’s Christmas tree, a symbol of gift giving and light.
If you want to surprise your family and friends to mark a special occasion, why not give them something you made with your own hands? Maybe a custom wood ornament you made with your chain saw would be just the thing? In recent years, carving has gone from a way for professional woodworkers to pass […]
If you want to surprise your family and friends to mark a special occasion, why not give them something you made with your own hands? Maybe a custom wood ornament you made with your chain saw would be just the thing? In recent years, carving has gone from a way for professional woodworkers to pass the time on rainy days to a popular hobby for all.
If you work with powerful tools and other motorised devices, you need effective, safe protective equipment to keep you safe and sound when you are sawing, cutting, chopping and trimming.
In our interview, STIHL apprentice and “Jugend forscht”* winner Patrick Ziesel talks about how his invention came to be and what he has experienced since winning the national competition.
Nothing could be cosier in winter than a fire in the fireplace. The wonderful scent of wood, the crackling sound of the sparks and the warming glow are good reasons why heating with fireplaces and stoves is so popular. What’s more, wood is a renewable resource and is particularly environmentally friendly.