Details: Sep 01, The tree was leaning in an opposite way I intended for it to fall and landed against another tree in the wrong direction. He a ded b a ck tomorrow up Griffin Creek with a come- a long to encour a ge it to f a ll without killing me. Sep 01, Using two wedges, side by side, drive one home so that there is a gap between the stem and the top of the other wedge.
Place a shim in the gap above the free wedge until it is snug, and then pound in the shim by driving the wedge. This should either fell the tree or free up the other wedge. Jan 10, In such a situation, it is extremely important that we consider every possible scenario in which things go wrong. Once we assess the possible risks and the direction of fall, we must clear the area and determine our own escape route.
Step #2: Calculating the Back Lean. Whether we like it or not, felling a leaning tree involves doing some math. I was trying to get this tree to fall to the right, into the grass, and not across the driveway and into the lake.
Obviously I did something wrong.
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