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    Sliding-log trick for felling a hung tree - GIF

    Trick for felling a hung tree. Works 100% of the times I've seen it on the internet.



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    It seems like the small pole should be sort of chisel-pointed but it looks kinda blunt-ended. Am I missing something?
    In New England, we called them "Widow makers".

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    This is unsafe and not recommended. Stupid? Yes.

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    End of cut has been notched and the wedge is just to lift enough to get started, basically that end of tree is on a rail. The watchers are well sheltered by the standing trees they are behind. Just shows how skilled your average forestry worker is.


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