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Falling

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

    As a novice or beginner, you must begin by falling the tree where it wind and the lean dictate.

    You will begin by standing on the uphill side of the tree, 90 degrees from where you feel it will fall. DO NOT work under the leaning/heavy side of the tree. The heavy side is where the branches are the heaviest or where there may be some natural curvature or lean of the trunk, causing the center of gravity to be shifted to one side.

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