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Jul 16, A dutchman is used to swing a tree perpendicular to its lean. There's variations, but basically what you're doing is cutting off a corner of the hinge wood to allow the tree to swing toward the uncut part of the hinge. Here's how. In this example the tree you're cutting is on a moderately steep slope, and leans straight down hill.
Jan 19, when you are dropping trees is is important for the next personal to touch themm that they are not criss crossed all over, i talk and imply a 'dutchman in. Jan 26, What is a Dutchman cut? The Swing Dutchman is a felling method used to pull a tree against its lean so it will fall in a more desirable direction. The function of the notch is to allow the tree to fall without breaking the hinge prematurely. Do you cut above or below the notch?
Feb 12, There are several versions of the swing dutchman. Basicly it is a setup that causes the holding wood to partially fail on one side resulting in the tree being pulled to the side with undamaged holding wood. I hope this helps. This is laid out in. Dec 29, Dec 29, #1. I saw a video on you tube of a cut called the soft Dutchman. It was used to redirect a leaner almost % opposite of the lean. The face cut is undermined on one side and some of the hinge is cut through on one side.
I want to try Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Dutchman Cut Across The Entire Face Dutchman Definition – One Of The Face Cuts Extends Beyond The Other Face Cut – Face Within A Face Dutchman Tree Felling Mechanics – Dutchman Closes Tree Splits Vertically (Barber-chair) Holding Wood Breaks Off Unevenly – Felling Control Lost – Weak Tree Might Snap Anywhere Along Its Length D Sloping Face.