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Nov 30, The easiest choice is to fell the tree in the direction it would naturally fall due to slope, overhang and wind direction. Felling in another direction requires a special technique, more effort, and is sometimes just impossible.
In the following video, you can learn proper methods for creating different notches and techniques for maintaining a correct hinge so that you will fell a tree safely and. Sep 01, While standing away from the tree, at a position 90 degrees to the direction of fall, sight up to the top of the tree using a weighted string or an axe as a plumb and note the location on the ground.
The back lean is the distance from this point along the intended direction of fall to the apex of the planned undercut. 1. Make a Notch Cut. Find the branch collar, which is the rough cuff that surrounds where the branch meets the trunk.
From there, measure a couple of feet down the length of the branch and cut a small notch with your pole saw on the underside of it (approximately 1/4 of the way through).Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins.
A notch is an opening made into a tree trunk by making two angled cuts into the trunk with the intention being that the notch starts the tree falling in the desired direction of the fall and dictates how long the hinge can work and when it will have to break.
Apr 22, Even notch-cut trees can snap, roll or jump as they hit the ground, and it’s best to be at least 20 feet from the stump and behind a standing tree if possible.
It should go without saying that you don’t ever crank your chainsaw, no matter what you’re going to cut, without putting on your helmet, eye protection, gloves, and safety chaps. Felling is dropping the tree safely to the ground, exactly where you want it, for easy removal with minimal damage to other trees. Probably the best measure of felling work is the cross section area of the stump. The less sawing, the less work. Consider notches of 1/5 to 1/4 of the stump diameter.