Winching Tips and How-Tos


Tips and advice from the Portable Winch Company

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Winching Operations in Forestry 
A technical guide produced by the Irish Forestry Commission. Chapters include winching safety issues, forces generated in winching systems, selection and maintenance of winches and other equipment, selection and use of anchor and fixing points, identification of safe working positions, training requirements, and personal protective equipment. 

Winching for Woodlot Owners
An on-line lesson produced as a chapter within a home study course offered by the Department of Natural Resources in Nova Scotia. Covers topics such as how to fell trees for easier winching, how to use a choker, trail layout, winching techniques, and protection of residual trees.

steps in winching with a pulley

Small Scale Harvesting Equipment
An on-line lesson produced as a chapter within a home study course offered by the Department of Natural Resources in Nova Scotia. Covers topics such as how to fell trees for easier winching, how to use a choker, trail layout, winching techniques, and protection of residual trees.

Safely Using Farm Tractors in the Woods
Pennsylvania State Extension

Woodlot Harvesting with Small Tractors (Maine)
Maine Extension Service

Moving Logs - Small Scale Logging for Woodland Owners
Kentucky Woodlands Magazine