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I fell a Big Leaf Maple danger tree hanging over the driveway.
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Tree leaning over driveway.
Tree leaning over driveway.
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Notch cut.
Notch cut.
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Tree on the ground.
Tree on the ground.
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Tree diameter.
Tree diameter.
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Did some forest thinning today. Cut down over 50 trees! Here’s one that was big enough to count.
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Before
Before
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After
After
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notch cut
notch cut
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Much faster than doing it manually.  
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Still out in the woods as I post this. Just so keen to get these done!
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Notch cut
Notch cut
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Tree fallen
Tree fallen
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We had to remove a live tree as it was shading out a vegetable garden.
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Tree before cutting.
Tree before cutting.
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The wedge cut.
The wedge cut.
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Final cut.
Final cut.
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