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Many times when workers discuss tree felling notches, the conversation ends up being about what kind of notches are used and what they are called. Typically your hear about a common notch, a Humboldt notch, an open notch, and less frequently a v-notch, or swing notch. It is important to give techniques names because it helps identify one from another; however, it can also cause some problems. Nov 30, The easiest choice is to fell the tree in the direction it would naturally fall due to slope, overhang and wind direction.
Felling in another direction requires a special technique, more effort, and is sometimes just impossible. In the following video, you can learn proper methods for creating different notches and techniques for maintaining a. Jun 28, Kinds of Notches Open-faced notch. This is the perfect method if you are looking for high accuracy.
It is also excellent if you are Conventional notch. This is the most used notch among loggers. Besides, it is also fast and safe. Although it is not as Humbolt notch. This method is. Open face notch, aiming with bottom cut Open face notch with large opening angle Humboldt cut or inverse notch The main differences between these methods are the opening angle, the order in which you make the cuts, and where you make the felling cut.
Below is a quick guide to the four methods. GUIDE Directional notches 1. Open face notch, aiming with top cut Recommended for felling most trees. Nov 27, Humboldt cut or inverse notch Well suited for thicker trees on steep slopes. Opening angle of at least 45°.
Horizontal cut has the same angle as the felling cut. The felling cut is slightly above level of the directional bushleaning.barted Reading Time: 6 mins. The notch is made in the normal manner. A bore cut is made in the center of the notch using the lower quadrant of the bar tip. Cut out as much wood as needed so the bar will reach from both sides.
Remove the saw. Start a bore cut at the normal level for a back cut, again using the lower quadrant of the bar. Jul 19, I cut a notch 1/3 the way in, side cut each side in about 2", then back cut whilst hanging whichever side to steer if it wants it. I bore the heart out of the hardwood logs also. The biggest thing you need to remember about cutting down a tree is the strongest wood is in the lowest part, right down in the duff and dirt.