Then, follow these steps.
Sep 01, Using two wedges, side by side, drive one home so that there is a gap between the stem and the top of the other wedge. Place a shim in the gap above the free wedge until it is snug, and then pound in the shim by driving the wedge. This should either fell. May 13, This is the Best Way to Fell a Leaning Tree. Felling a tree with chainsaw requires planning and felling small back leaning tree be well thought through even if you have experience using chainsaws.
It is a good idea to have somebody with experience on hand especially if its your first tree. Be sure you have permission to cut the tree and have any necessary shrubgrinding.barted Reading Time: 6 mins.
How to Fell Smaller Leaning Trees Against the Lean Make Your Felling Cut First. Make a cut on the ground-facing (leaning) side of the tree first.
This cut should be about Drive in Wedges. Drive wedges into the first cut until the tree is straight. It will be much easier to wedge and Make Your. Feb 22, Based on instructions found in Jeff Jepson's"How to Fell a Tree," a demonstration on how to fell a tree with a heavy forward lean, when the tree's diameter Author: dack ragus.
Jul 16, Make the face cut. From the front of the face cut bore through the middle of the hinge straight out the back of the tree. Then bore a back cut.
Leave plenty of hinge wood on both sides of the hinge and a holding strap. Drive a wedge in tight from the back. Cut the holding strap. Have a push pole handy in case the tree needs a bit more persuasion.