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A complete Guide to Successful Tree Felling and Woodcutting Methods To Fell a Tree was writtenby Jeff Jepson for the professional tree cutter as well as the weekend woodcutter. If you intend to fell a tree and cut it up for firewood, pulpwood, lumber, or food for the wood chipper, this is the book for you. It's loaded with practical and interesting information which is essential to the safety and success of any tree felling and woodcutting operation, whether it's in the forest or the backyard. This, along with over 200 illustrations by artist Bryan Kotwica, will enable the reader to learn the necessary preparations to take before work begins, how to fell a tree using a 3-step felling procedure, fell difficult trees using felling aids and special techniques, limb and buck the tree once it's down, lift and move the limbs and wood after they've been cut, and finally, how to split and stack wood safely and efficiently.
To Fell a Tree is a soft cover book of 160 pages.
Topics: Potential work hazards Chain saw safety Personal protective equipment Estimating tree height Determining tree lean Protecting people and property Making a proper notch and back cut Using felling aids to fell trees Dislodging hung-up trees Freeing a stuck chain saw Felling storm damaged trees How to safely make a bore cut (plunge cut) Dealing with spring poles Proper limbing and bucking methods Methods for splitting large diameter wood
Picked up some fantastic ideas and tips from this read.
Great book, in depth detail, a must for chainsaw users.
Very informative,just what I needed,thanks very much.
A excellent book to learn more about felling trees
Its a book.
Ripper. I confirmed quite a bit.
This book contains all the essential information for safely felling a tree.
What I mostly like, is that the book is concise and gets down to the nitty gritty without going on and on.
Very practical and useful for hands on people who are out in the field.
It is by no means exhaustive, but covers all the basics in a practical way.
The author is obviously a very experienced arborist.
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