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Sep 13, You can fell entirely with an axe but it is somewhat more controlled if you use a saw in combination with you axe to complete the felling. On trips I tend to carry a folding bucksaw, which breaks down and folds into a relatively compact shape.
Proper technique and safety first - you get few second chances with the big old monster-sized trees of the forest!
It is also possible to carry just a saw blade and make a saw with materials you find in the treeremove.barh Year: Before you attempt to fell a tree, take the time to carefully assess the situation. You must have a clear work area, a sure footing and a readily available avenue of escape.
Low branches, which may trip you up if you have to move quickly or which may catch the axe, should be cut or cleared away. To successfully fell the tree, we need that momentum while we’re swinging at it horizontally. That’s what’s going to allows us to make a deeper cut from both sides of the tree.
There will be little bits of wood that can hit you in the eyes and face as you are chopping with the axe.
In order to do that, we’ll need an axe with a handle that’s long enough. A full-sized felling axe with a. Jan 05, I am cutting down a big dead arbutus tree with an axe. This is a technique that works great with leaning treesAuthor: Buckin' Billy Ray Smith.