Tough GRIT Episode 2: If a Tree Falls in the Forest
In this episode of Tough GRIT, a pair of would be lumberjacks compete to see who can bring down a tree on target.
Directional felling of trees is one of the most important skills for the small landowner to master if they plan on using their timber for firewood, building materials, or simply want to clear some space. More than 40,000 chain saw accidents occur each year, most common are injuries to the left leg and left hand. In this episode, learn about the proper methods for effective tree felling.
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More on Lumber and Tree Felling from GRIT
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- How to Sell Timber From Your Land
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