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Dougherty Forestry News & Events

DFM Releases a New Grapple!

We recently unveiled our premier grapple rake, the HD84 (Heavy Duty 84") Grapple Rake.

Dougherty Forestry Mfg. Ltd. recently unveiled their premier grapple rake, the HD84 (Heavy Duty 84") Grapple Rake.  This heavy duty grapple carries the same toughness and innovation you'de expect from their best-selling line of TurboSaw™ products. The HD84 frame is built os 1/2" thick steel. The tines are welded all the way to the tips which prevent them from bending sideways if they contact a rock or stump.  Additionaly, the HD84 design allows the tines to float across the ground so valuable grassland won't be disturbed. Other key features to note are the 84" width, generous rollback angle, and protected grapple cylinders. The cylinders are completely covered by a steel shield to prevent damage.

Published on 18 April 2014

2014 Hydraulic Rotator

DFM releases its 2014 hydraulic rotator model.

DFM releases its 2014 hydraulic rotator model. This much anticipated RT2600 & RT3000 brings significant improvements to TurboSaw™'s line of commercial cutters. The high speed attachment still carries the signiture features that make it the best-selling cutter in its class and adds new features that reinforce why TurboSaw™ remains at the forefront of the industry. The 2014 models have an improved rotator design with NO grease zerks, rotator shaft with ball bearings, a stronger boom design, easy acces panels, and a new rotate valve for simpler hose routing. these models also feature the next generation of carbide teeth; the TS3 Cutting Tooth.

Published on 18 April 2014

DFM Builds a New Aircraft Hanger

New Hanger at Hinton Airport (2O8)

Dougherty Forestry Manufacturing is proud to put the finishing touches on our new corporate aircraft hangar.  The 2,700 square foot hanger is located at Hinton Municipal Airport (2O8) in Hinton, Oklahoma and houses DFM’s Cessna 177B. The Cessna which has an 695 mile range between fueling, recently underwent a modern avionics upgrade. The new hanger is located across the street from DFM manufacturing’s facility and the aircraft allows for better serviceability to our dealers and customers for years to come.


Published on 20 September 2013

Doosan CNC Lathe

DFM Adds New CNC Lathe

DFM is excited about the investment of a new 2013 Doosan CNC lathe. The lathe is equipped with live tooling and sub spindle. This machine allows for excellent precision and increased production in our process. Many parts that were being produced by outside vendors can now be made in house and with this addition over 90 percent of components that make up our units are produced entirely in Hinton Oklahoma.

Published on 24 August 2013

TS3 Turbo Saw Cutting Tooth

Introducing the TS3 Turbo Saw Cutting Tooth: Revolutionizing Forestry Cutting Teeth

Dougherty Forestry Manufacturing recently unveiled the new, improved TS3 Tooth design. This cutting assembly further enhances the extremely successful TS2 carbide cutting tooth by upgrading the bolt to a special, extra heavy duty 3/8" bolt with a reinforced shank. This new TS3 design also adds a heavy duty lock washer to the assembly for durability in extreme duty applications.

Patrick Dougherty, CEO states, "We are dedicated to customer satisfaction and product improvement. This design is the latest evolution of our TS1 and TS2 cutting teeth." Mr. Dougherty went on to say, "The TS3 Tooth guarantees the tightest, most durable fit, and it allows Turbo Saw owners to operate where other cutters can't.

Published on 23 July 2013

Dougherty Forestry Mfg. Expands to New Facility!

In 2013 Dougherty Forestry expanded into a new state of the art 27,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Hinton, Oklahoma.

Dougherty Fabrication completed construction of a new 27,000 square foot factory in the Hinton area. This state-of-the-art manufacturing facility houses a plasma cutter and CNC Press Brake. Along with these machines are a custom paint & sand blasting system. Besides utilizing the latest technology in manufacturing the entire facility is climate controlled.

Commenting on the company's expansion, Patrick Dougherty, CEO of Dougherty Forestry Manufacturing stated, "Our growth relies upon the integrity of our products and customer satisfaction. We are pleased this expansion reaffirms our recipe for success and our commitment to quality attachments." Mr. Dougherty went on to say, "We've found that if you build a reputation for excellence then you're going to grow with your customers. We're proud to meet the challenge of unprecedented demand. "

Published on 6 January 2013

The New TQ3000R

Dougherty Forestry Manufacturing Releases Revolutionary New Model.

The manufacturers of the bestselling line of tree & brush cutters introduce a new tool for skid loaders that cut up to 3" a second. The TQ3000R works exclusively on standard flow machines and it maximizes the loaders hydraulic flow for the best cutting performance. The versatile TQ3000R features carbide teeth for cutting below the ground and rotates to trim limbs & cut logs.

The TQ3000R is part of Turbo Saw's signature line of cutting attachments with more safety features, proven durability, and highest performance of any other cutter in its class.

Published on 27 February 2012

Dougherty Forestry Mfg. Launches New Website!

Dougherty Forestry launched its new interactive website for customer support.

This website will showcase Dougherty Forestry"s best selling line of Turbo Saw products while providing valuable dealer and distributor information. The website also highlights key product features along with sale programs and incentives. Dougherty Forestry's Media Director Marshall Dougherty stated, "Its exciting to launch such a great website with so much helpful information.

In large part, we owe this to Ryan Lutz who spearheads our internet department. He's invaluable to the team." Dougherty Forestry Mfg. maintains three websites,, & In a closing statement Marshall Dougherty said, "It's indicative of Dougherty Forestry"s commitment to innovative and forward thinking technology. If you want to lead the pack you"ve got to stay ahead of it. This is just another example of why Dougherty Forestry is doing just that. "

Published on 22 June 2010

Three Button Wiring Harness

Dougherty Forestry Mfg. releases new three button wiring harness for all of their Turbo Saw skid loader models.

Dougherty Forestry recently released a new wiring harness for all of their Turbo Saw skid loader Models. This waterproof harness allows for easy operation of key features inside the comfort of the cab. Whether the operator needs to rotate the cutting head or simply activate the built-in spraying feature, this new harness works with the push of a button.

Dougherty Forestry's assembly manager, Michael Dougherty said, "Cut stumps below the ground, rotate that cutting head to cut logs, and activate that sprayer feature all in a matter of seconds. You can't beat how safe and easy that is for the operator. Dougherty Forestry Manufacturing believes this capability will be just another reason to purchase a Turbo Saw.

"Free teeth, couplers, hoses, safety features, and a built-in sprayer tank with pump- we take competitive advantage to a whole new level," Patrick Dougherty, CEO of Dougherty Forestry Mfg. said. "We want the customer to get the best deal out there. That"s why we tell future customers to shop and compare. No one comes even close." Dougherty Forestry is a family owned company that was founded in 2003 and they continue to manufacture tree & brush cutting attachments for skid loaders, tractors, and mini excavators.

Published on 9 June 2010

Rotating Hydraulic Feature

Dougherty Forestry adds new hydraulic rotating feature to skid loader models.

Dougherty Forestry Manufacturing began full production on their new hydraulic rotating feature. This option is now available on all new DFM2600 & DFM2800 models. This feature gives operators the range and versatility to horizontally cut stumps, vertically cut logs, and trim limbs. Dougherty Forestry said they are working on a three button harness system to operate key features such as this hydraulic rotating cutting head from the safety of the skid cab. Dougherty Forestry plans on launching the waterproof harness early next month.

Published on 9 March 2010