xForestry ID - Under Construction

Guide Bar:Guides the chain. Typical length from 12" to 48"
(Chain Saw Parts)
Air Filter:Replaceable cartridge
(Chain Saw Parts)
Fuel Filler Cap:none
(Chain Saw Parts)
Throttle Lever Lock:Locks the throttle for starting
(Chain Saw Parts)
Ignition Switch:none
(Chain Saw Parts)
Choke Lever:Chokes the carburetor allow for a richer fuel mixture for starting.
(Chain Saw Parts)
Spark Plug Wire:Carries current to the spark plug
(Chain Saw Parts)
Spark Plug:Ignites the fuel air mixture
(Chain Saw Parts)
Throttle Trigger:Operates the engine throttle (in the handle)
(Chain Saw Parts)
Oil Filler Cap:none
(Chain Saw Parts)
Chain Saw File:A round file used to sharpen chains
(Chain Saw Parts)
Brake Lever:Stop the saw blase in the event of a kick back toward the operator.
(Chain Saw Parts)
Chain Saw Chain:The "blade" of a chain saw. Fits on the guide bar. Chains come in a variety of different tooth designs and are sized for the length of the guide bar.
(Chain Saw Parts)
Starter Grip:Attached to the end of the starter rope
(Chain Saw Parts)
Talley Sheet:Use to tally logs
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Data Recorder:
(Equipment ID)
Diameter Tape:Tape with a scale the reads the tree diameter when measuring the circumference.
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Dibble Bar:A tool used to create hole for planting trees
(Equipment ID)
Dixie Pike Pole:Used for moving logs
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Dot Grid:
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Drip Torch:Use to light back fires
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Fusee:Use to light back fires.
(Equipment ID)
Forester's Hand Compass:A handheld compass used for field work.
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Scaling Stick:Use to scale (measure) logs
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Ear Protectors:Provide hearing protection. Worn in mills and around equipment.
(Equipment ID)
Cruiser's Stick:A measuring stick held at arm's length to measure tree height and diameters. (Builtmore Stick)
(Equipment ID)
Fixed Radius Plot Tape:
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Choker:A cable place around a log to haul it to a landing.
(Equipment ID)
Leveling Rod:A graduated rod used with a level to measure land elevation
(Equipment ID)
Fire Rake:Used to stop the edge of a fire
(Equipment ID)
Engineer's Tape:Graduated?
(Equipment ID)
Dumpy Level:A survey instrument limited level sighting.
(Equipment ID)
Wedge - Splitting:A steel wedge used to split logs.
(Equipment ID)
Abney Level:A hand held level.
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Altimeter:Used to measure elevation. Use the barometric pressure.
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Anemometer:Used to measure wind speed. Can be handheld or mast mounted.
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Axe - Cruiser's:A small single bit axe with a long handle.
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Ax - Double Bit:A large axe with two sharp faces. Used primarily for cutting.
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Ax - Hand:A small axe or hatchet with a short handle.
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Axe - Single Bit:A large axe with a single sharp face. Used for cutting and splitting.
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Back Pump:A tank that is carried on the back with a hand pump for fighting fire.
(Equipment ID)
Bark Gauge:Used to measure bark thickness.
(Equipment ID)
Tree or Pole Climbers:Attached to the boots and lower legs used for climbing trees. Gaffs (spikes) are longer for tree use since they must penetrate the bark.
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Wedge Prism:Used to determine basal area
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Cross cut Saw:A course tooth saw used for cutting logs. One or two man styles are available.
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Wedge - Falling:A plastic wedge that is placed in the saw cut to keep the blade from pinching and lever the tree during felling.
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Tree Planting Bag:Bag worn but tree planters to hold bare root trees.
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Chaps:Protective chaps used to prevent injury from chain saws.
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Flagging Tape:Plastic tape that comes in many colors. Used to mark boundaries, trail maintenance, etc.
(Equipment ID)
Clinometer:An instrument that measure slope or angles. Used to measure tree height.
(Equipment ID)
GPS - Hand Held:Used for mapping and data collection.
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Tree Marking Gun:A hand held pump that attaches to a can of marking paint. Used to mark trees (most often for cutting).
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Tree Injector:A device for injecting chemicals into trees.
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Tree Caliper:A tool used to measuring tree diameters (small trees)
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Brand Hammer:A heavy hammer that is used to place an indented brand on the end of a log.
(Equipment ID)
Hookeroon:Used to pull slabs of wood off of the mill.
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Logger's Tape:Use in timber cruising, scaling, and to measure log length for cutting. It has a spike in the end to hold it to the log.
(Equipment ID)
Soil Tube:A probe for taking soil samples.
(Equipment ID)
Stereoscope:A device for looking at a pair of aerial photos that produces a 3D effect.
(Equipment ID)
Jacob's Staff:Used to hold a staff compass.
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Plumb Bob:Used to measure vertical or "plumb".
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Increment Borer:This tool bores into a tree and removes a small core. Used to count tree rings in a live tree.
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McLeod:Used to make a fire break. The rakes side us is used to remove duff and the hoe side to scrape to bare earth.
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Splitting Maul:A wedge shaped maul used to split wood.
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Range Finder:Used to measure distance (range).
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Surveying Pins:Survey pins (or Surveyor's arrows) and metal pins used to mark the end of the tape when measuring distance with to people.
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Staff Compass:A compass that is mounted on a pole with sights.
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Sling Psychrometer:Used to measure relative humidity. (Important when assessing fire conditions.)
(Equipment ID)
Pulaski:A fir fighting tool with an axe head and an adze head. (Also called a fire axe.)
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Hoedad:Used for tree planting.
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Sledge (or Single Jack):A small sledge hammer commonly 2-4 pounds.
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Safety Hard Hat:PPE worn in the woods to protect you from falling debris.
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Hazel Tool:A special hoe tool used for fire fighting. It is designed for conditions where heavy trenching and grubbing is required. Cuts easily through vine grape, swamp, maple, and deep ground litter.
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Peavy:A tool used for turning logs.
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Shovel:For fire fighting. Typically has more angle than a standard round nose shovel so it can be used for scraping. Edges are commonly sharpened so it can be used to cut small limbs.
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Relaskop:Used to measure tree height, diamter, and basal area.
(Equipment ID)
Processor:Used to cut logs to length.
(Heavy Equipment)
Logging Helicopter:Helicopters are used to move logs where skidders are not practical.
(Heavy Equipment)
Skidder:Skidders are used to move (drag) logs to a landing
(Heavy Equipment)
Yarder:Yarders are used to drag logs to a landing in steep terrain.
(Heavy Equipment)
Self Loading Log Truck:A log truck with a mounted grapple that load logs into the bunks.
(Heavy Equipment)
Dozer:A track tractor with a blade mounted in the front. Used to make fire breaks and make water bars on skid trails.
(Heavy Equipment)
Feller-Buncher:The feller-buncher is used to harvest smaller tress.
(Heavy Equipment)
Rubber Tire Loader:Used to move and load logs at a landing.
(Heavy Equipment)
Monterey Pine:Pinus radiata
(Plant ID)
Red Fir:Abies magnifica
(Plant ID)
Fremont Cottonwood:Populus fremontii
(Plant ID)
Giant Chain Fern:Woodwardia fimbriata
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Giant Sequoia:Sequoiadendron giganteum
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Golden Chinkapin:Castanopsis chryophylla
(Plant ID)
Grand Fir:Abies grandis
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Incense Cedar:Calocedrus decurrens
(Plant ID)
Interior Live Oak:Quercus wilezinii
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Jeffrey Pine:Pinus jeffreyi
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Knobcone Pine:Pinus attenuata
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Yerba Santa:Eriodoctyon spp.
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Manzanita:Arctostaphylos spp.
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Flannel Bush:Fremontodendron californica
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Monterey Cypress:Cupressus macrocarpa
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Douglas Fir:Pseudotsuga menziessii
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Mountain Mahogany:Cerocarpus betuloides
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Mountain or Western Hemlock:Tsuga spp.
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Native Willow:Salix spp.
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Oregon Ash:Fraxinus latifolia
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Oregon Grape:Mahonia aquifolium
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Pacific Dogwood:Cornus nuttallii
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Pacifica Madrone:Arbutus menziesii
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Paper Birch:Betula paprifea
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Ponderosa or Yellow Pine:Pinus ponderosa
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Port Orford-Cedar:Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
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Quaking Aspen:Populas tremulodies
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Red Alder:Alnus rubra
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Monkey Flower:Mimulus spp.
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California Nutmeg:Torreya californica
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Big-leaf Maple:Acer macrophyllum
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Bishop Pine:Pinus muricata
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Black Cottonwood:Populus trichocarpa
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Blue Elderberry:Sambucus caerulea
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Blue Oak:Quercus douglasii
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Bracken Fern:Pteridium aquilinium
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Buckbush:Ceanothus cuneatus
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Bush or Tree Lupine:Lupinus spp.
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California Bay Laurel:Umbellularia californica
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California Black Oak:Quercus kelloggii
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California Black Walnut:Jugalans californica
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California Box-elder:Acer negundo californicum
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Foothill Pine or Grey Pine:Pinus sabiniana
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California Juniper:Juniperus californica
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Lodgepole Pine:Pinus contorta
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California Sycamore:Platanus racemosa
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California Wild Rose:Rosea spp.
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California. Coastal Live Oak:Quercus agrifolia
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Canyon Live Oak:Quercus chrysolepsis
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Chamise:Adenostoma fasciculatum
(Plant ID)
Chaparral Whitethorn:Ceanothus leucodermis
(Plant ID)
Coast Redwood:Sequoia sempervirens
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Coffee Berry:Rhamnus spp.
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Coulter Pine:Pinus coulteri
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Coyote Bush:Baccharis pilularis
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Current or Gooseberry:Ribes spp.
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Deerbrush:Ceanothus interrimus
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California Buckeye:Aesculus californica
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Western Redbud:Cercis occidentalis
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Toyon:Heteromeles arbutifolia
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Torrey Pine:Pinus torreyana
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Valley Oak:Quercus lobata
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Sitka Spruce:Picea sitchensis
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Singleleaf Pinyon Pine:Pinus monophylla
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Sugar Pine:Pinus lambertiana
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Western Red Cedar:Thuja plicata
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Sierra Mountain Misery:Chamaebatia foliolosa
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Western White Pine:Pinus monticola
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Western Yew:Taxus brevifolia
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Thimbleberry:Rubus parvifolius
(Plant ID)
White fir:Abies concolor
(Plant ID)
Tan Oak or Tanbark Oak:Lithocarpus densiflorus
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White Alder:Alnus rhombifolia
(Plant ID)
Western Azalea:Rhododendron occidentiale
(Plant ID)
Sapwood:
(Wood ID Characteristics - Area)
Pith:
(Wood ID Characteristics - Area)
Heartwood:
(Wood ID Characteristics - Area)
Flat Grain:
(Wood ID Characteristics - Grain)
Vertical Grain:
(Wood ID Characteristics - Grain)
Intergrown Knot:
(Wood ID Characteristics - Knot Quality)
Encased Knot:
(Wood ID Characteristics - Knot Quality)
Spike Knot:
(Wood ID Characteristics - Knot Shape)
Round Knot:
(Wood ID Characteristics - Knot Shape)
Warp:
(Wood ID Characteristics - other)
Wane:
(Wood ID Characteristics - other)
Flecks:
(Wood ID Characteristics - other)
Pitch Pocket:
(Wood ID Characteristics - other)
Unsound Wood (Rot):
(Wood ID Characteristics - other)
Planer Miss or Skip:
(Wood ID Characteristics - other)
Grub Holes:
(Wood ID Characteristics - other)
Shake:
(Wood ID Characteristics - other)
White Speck:
(Wood ID Characteristics - other)
Birdseye:
(Wood ID Characteristics - other)
Split:
(Wood ID Characteristics - other)
Season Check:
(Wood ID Characteristics - other)
Stain:
(Wood ID Characteristics - other)
Timber Break:
(Wood ID Characteristics - other)
Cross Section:
(Wood ID Characteristics - Wood Surface)
Radial:
(Wood ID Characteristics - Wood Surface)
Tangential:
(Wood ID Characteristics - Wood Surface)
Black Walnut:A hardwood.
(Wood Identification)
White Fir:A softwood used for building lumber.
(Wood Identification)
White Ash:A hardwood
(Wood Identification)
Maple:A hardwood
(Wood Identification)
Western Red Cedar:A softwood that is resistant to decay.
(Wood Identification)
Oak Species:A hardwood
(Wood Identification)
Sugar Pine:A softwood used for trim and mouldings.
(Wood Identification)
Coast Redwood:A softwood that is decay resistant.
(Wood Identification)
Ponderosa Pine:A softwood used for moldings and trim.
(Wood Identification)
Incense Cedar:A softwood that is resistant to decay. Aromatic.
(Wood Identification)
Douglas Fir:A softwood used to for construction. Stronger that other fir (and fir like) species.
(Wood Identification)
Alder:A hardwood
(Wood Identification)


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