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Best Electric Chainsaws 2022

WORX electric chainsaw cutting wood
WORX electric chainsaw cutting wood (Image credit: WORX)

Whether you have some brush to clear or a tree to take down, the best electric chainsaws make these tasks a breeze by combining plenty of power with a gas-free drive system. Electric chainsaws also offer quieter operation, quick and easy starts, and some are even completely cordless for ultimate convenience. These are the best electric chainsaws that can tackle jobs, both big and small.

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If you're looking to clear a bit of space by felling some trees, any of these electric chainsaws should fit just fine. However, your best bet for performance to money spent in the WORX WG303.1 (opens in new tab), with a beefy 14.5-amp motor, 16-inch bar and chain, battery-free design, and a three-year warranty.

Wanting to go electric and cordless? Then check out the Craftsman CMCCS660E1 Cordless Chainsaw (opens in new tab). This chainsaw packs a punch with its 60V, 2.5-amp motor, and its large battery will handle most jobs with each. Just need a chainsaw for the small odd-jobs every once in a while? Then go with the WEN 4017 Electric Chainsaw (opens in new tab), its low price makes it less of a commitment, and it has almost all of the high-end features.

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