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j0300518.gif (1905 bytes) Basic Chain Saw Course 103

     The “Backcut” is placed approximately two inches ABOVE the point where the two face cuts join. When beginning the “Backcut”, stay on the same side of the tree that you stood while making the face cuts. Using the bottom of the bar again, begin the”Backcut”.

    Once the bar is partially into the tree, stop and check both sides of the bar and make sure that your back cut will be level. You will want to do this several times during the back cut process. You are also checking to make sure that you leave enough “Holding Wood”. Do not about to cut your “Holding Wood” all the way through.

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