Felling for Firewood

A step-by-step guide to the safest and easiest way to harvest your winter fire wood with a chain saw.

Felling Trees
Be sure to always have a safety procedure when felling trees.
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Felling for Firewood
The wedge is removed before making the back cut.
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Felling trees for your own firewood can be a very rewarding experience.
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The typical "conk," or rotten area.
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Dave Johnson
The felling or back cut finishes the job
Dave Johnson

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