Nov 20, Felling a Tree with an Axe. The correct felling of a tree has two main parts – creating the front cut and then making the back cut, which will set in motion the fall of the tree (if done right) by creating a hinge of sorts that will not support the weight of the tree, but will make it Estimated Reading Time: 9 mins. Dec 04, The Atran felling axe () is indispensable when you’re working with large growth and will make quick work of any tree trunk.
You can also make a top cut on the compression side and then a bottom cut, in effect creating another hinge and releasing the tension.
Once you’ve got your trunk cut to size, the Bjork splitting axe Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins. If you could only chose one axe for felling, I would say the Gransfors Bruks American Felling Axe is the best axe for cutting down trees.
Gransfors Bruks American Felling Axe More Details Here Total Weight: lb Head Weight: lb Length with handle: 35 inches Handle: American Hickory Steel: Hand forged S wedish high carbon steel Country of origin: Sweeden. Nov 22, I am cutting down a dying spruce tree. Open the full video description for more information.
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