Felling a tree is usually the most cost effective way of removing a tree
There are many techniques that can be used to fell a tree safely.
These depend on The condition of the trees health, location, accessibility and whether the tree stands up right or leans in a particular direction.
Absolute Tree Care is experienced and qualified to carry out all of the techniques in a safe and effective way.
Below is an example of a typically used ‘felling cut’.
it starts with a ‘sink-cut’ which is an approximate 45° angle cut into the base of the tree trunk followed by a straight cut, forming the ‘gob’. We then bring in a straight cut with the chainsaw on the opposite side of the tree known as the ‘back-cut’, leaving enough room to create the hinge. Doing this enables us to manipulate the direction the tree falls.