Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.
You'll need a chainsaw (!) and instead of safety glasses and earmuffs, you can wear a helmet with a face screen and built-in ear protection. You'll also need steel-toed boots, logging chaps and leather gloves.
Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.