The upper part of the log has compression and the lower part has tension.
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They may work to prevent a small tree from falling back but they won't help much pulling it forward because they lose tension almost immediately when the tree starts to move towards it. Bore Cuts: One of the most useful cuts for me is one where you bore into the center of the log/branch/whatever and then make two more opposing cuts on top and bottom of the log about inches from the bore cut.
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.
Underbucking Undercutting Chainsaw Technique 3.
Make sure to leave the corner on the same side that you intend to roll down the tree. May 13, You need to use the chainsaw to cut a notch on tree in the direction you need the tree to fall. So you need to focus on making perfect cuts on the tree to avoid any type of significant problems with it. Then start cutting the tree at the opposite to where you cut the notch. Next, you need to start using wedges if you have a big tree. Dec 18, I cut a 3 ft diameter base trunk tree with a 15 inch bar electric chainsaw by notch cutting wedges out of it.
Cut up about 10 feet per day of the trunk that way and the wedge chunks fit.