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To fell a tree : a complete guide to successful tree felling and woodcutting methods / Jeff Jepson ; illustrations by Bryan Kotwica.

Jepson, Jeff. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library 621.934 JEP 000154120 Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780615338798
  • ISBN: 0615338798
  • ISBN: 9780975525296
  • ISBN: 0975525298
  • Physical Description: 166 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Longville, MN : Beaver Tree Pub., ©2009.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 162).
Formatted Contents Note:
Preparing for work : Training and experience ; Health and fitness ; Potential work hazards ; Chain saw safety ; Personal protective equipment ; Work-related equipment ; Working with others ; Are you ready to work? -- To fell a tree : Basic tree felling procedures ; Assess the tree and felling site ; Prepare the felling site ; Execute felling cuts and retreat -- Felling difficult trees : Felling aids : wedges, levers, poles, and ropes ; Felling and pulling trees in confined spaces ; How to safely make a bore cut ; Bore cutting trees with a heavy forward lean ; Felling large diameter trees ; Felling dead, decayed, and defective trees ; Felling multi-stemmed trees ; Felling entangled trees ; Felling a set back tree and freeing a stuck saw ; Dislodging a hung-up tree ; Felling storm damaged trees ; Additional felling challenges -- Limbing & bucking felled trees : Limbing and bucking hazards ; Basic limbing techniques ; Basic bucking techniques -- Moving limbs & logs : 10 ways to move limbs and logs ; Loading logs using the "parbuckle" -- Splitting & stacking wood : Splitting firewood ; Stacking and storing firewood.
Summary, etc.:
To Fell a Tree was written for the professional tree cutter as well as the weekend woodcutter. It's loaded with practical information that is essential to the safety and success of any tree felling and woodcutting operation, whether it's in the forest or the backyard. With step-by-step methods and more than 200 illustrations, topics include preparations before the work begins, felling a tree using a three-step procedure, felling difficult trees, and limbing and bucking the tree.--COVER.
Subject: Tree felling.
Tree felling.