This cut is called the mortice and tenon cut and is useful when felling a tree or trunk and you want to keep the base from falling to the ground. In this case we avoided hitting the hedge underneath.
Removal of a compromised Mountain ash tree, cleaning up 3 damaged wattle trees and pruning a Blackwood tree Escape by Niwel Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: Music promoted by Audio Library
Removing 4 large Pine trees in the Dandenong Ranges. These trees had outgrown their position and one was leaning heavily towards a house. Pine trees are considered an weed in the area. This job took place over 4 days. Credit to Eddie Cole for the hard work on the ground and for the music, link
Using a bore cut to fell a large pine tree on a heavy lean. This felling method when done correctly takes away the risk of barber chair. It was my first time using the technique.
Cutting down 3 tall Mountain Ash measuring 60 metres or 200 feet each as measured by the drone. The trees were cut down as they had many branch failures and were in close proximity to houses. I was the contract climber working for Tom at Treetek and Leighroy the legend was on ropes! We use