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Determine Tree Felling Direction - Forestry - About.com
You need to first determine the felling direction of the tree you want to cut. That means fining a clear fall path and a safe escape route..
How to Fell a Tree Using a Chainsaw - Forestry - About.com
I show you the step by step process on how cut down a tree using a chainsaw. Felling a tree with a chainsaw must combine safety with a plan how the tree ...
Complete Your Tree Felling With a Final Back Cut
... and final cut and is the cut that drops the tree over the face cut. The back cut should produce a hinge that controls the direction and speed of the falling tree.
Tips for Felling a Tree Using a Chainsaw Video
In this how-to video from About.com, learn important tips for felling a tree ... Decide on the direction that you want the tree to fall, taking into consideration, the  ...
How to Fell a Tree Using a Chainsaw - Forestry - About.com
A notch or face cut should be your first cut after determining the felling direction. This cut is created by making a v cut that takes out a slice of wood leaving hinge ...
Top Cut and Bottom Cut - Parts of the Notch Cut - Forestry - About.com
How to Fell a Tree Using a Chainsaw. By Steve Nix ... in a V-shaped notch. The notch is made on the side of the tree facing the direction that you want it to fall.
The Face Cut Slice - Cutting Out a Notch to Create A Wedge - Forestry
"If your bottom comes up short of the top cut and the top cut is in the tree deeper that the bottom, you have a condition known as a Dutchman. It can be a mistake ...
Work Safely With a Chainsaw - Critical Things to Know - Forestry
Cutting down a tree is one of the most difficult and dangerous activities you ... to safely drop a tree in a desired direction requires hands-on chainsaw training.
How To Fell a Tree - Forestry - About.com
Start the chainsaw on the ground with the chain brake on. Look at the tree to be felled and check for the direction it will naturally fall. Mentally prepare an escape  ...
Chain Saw Safety - Forestry - About.com
If you are cutting a big tree insert a plastic wedge behind your bar to prevent ... Bad news can travel in that direction as well as in the direction the tree is falling.
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