1. Education
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.



Definition: The butt of a tree is the bottom part of a tree and butt is distinct from a trees branches and roots. Butt is often referred to by loggers as the bottom part of a felled tree. The butt log is that portion of a felled tree from the base cut to the first bucking or cutting position.
A logger nearly always starts at the butt or base of the tree for his initial cut.
Top Related Searches
  • loggers
  • butt
  • roots
  • trees
  • ©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.