Some basic safety tips would be great though!
Oct 07, this guy wants to hire me my friend who is a 20 year Arborist to cut a tree in half. personally i think it's weird. the tree is perfectly healthy but the home owner says it's too tall(50 feet). he wants us to climb up into the tree and cut from the top down about 20 feet.
have any of you guys ever done this? wouldent it look weird with a flat stump left on the top? please chime in thanks. Apr 20, Place a tripod ladder close to the trunk, and secure it to the tree with a sturdy rope.
Your first cut will be at the bottom of the top segment. Saw at a downward, degree angle.
This way the limbs hold the tree off the ground making for fast cutting.
Cut in. Jun 01, I cut this tree last fall and it fell and got wedged. This is how I cut it down. Mar 30, Start with sawing off the middle of the hinge so that two corners are saved. Then cut off the corner on the opposite side from the direction in which you intend to roll down the tree. Cut this corner with repeated saw cuts diagonally from above. Make sure to leave the corner on the same side that you intend to roll down the tree. Mar 15, Cut #1, Notch Cut: Cut a small notch in the bottom of the limb, feet away from the trunk, and about a quarter of the way through.
This notch will keep the bark from splitting when you make the next cut.
Folks would rather just have the things removed so they end up taking 'em down anyway.
Cut #2, Relief Cut: Just outside the notch, make a relief cut completely through the branch. This removes the weight of the branch, so that you can make your final cut without the branch.
Oct 09, Of course, cutting up and disposing of the branches will take additional time. How to Cut High Branches From the Ground Step 1 – Cut the Rope. Cut your foot length of rope in half to create two 50 foot pieces. The easiest way to do this is to tie both ends of the rope to an object, then stretch the rope all the way out to find the center point.
Jun 26, The other tip is to make sure your cutting very strait, the worst thing is to have to cut the same spot to and three times due to the cuts not lining up. If you cut the rounds to 10 to 12 inches you should be able to roll them and split them for better handling. Cut around one third of the way into the trunk of the tree.
If your tree has holes or cracks, it might fall in the direction of those damaged spots. Make sure that you know about the spots and ensure you’re working around those spots. Clear Your Area. Make sure the area’s cleared before you cut your tree.