Or you can simply bury it by covering the stump.
Nov 30, The easiest choice is to fell the tree in the direction it would naturally fall due to slope, overhang and wind direction.
Can I use a long rope attached high up on the trunk and pull lightly with a truck to help determine the angle of the fall?
Felling in another direction requires a special technique, more effort, and is sometimes just impossible. In the following video, you can learn proper methods for creating different notches and techniques for maintaining a correct hinge so that you will fell a tree safely and. Nov 27, How to make a directional notch Before you begin. Tree felling can be dangerous. The best way to stay safe is to be prepared. So before you start Choosing the right directional notch.
A directional notch can be done in many different ways. The Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins. A notch is an opening made into a tree trunk by making two angled cuts into the trunk with the intention being that the notch starts the tree falling in the desired direction of the fall and dictates how long the hinge can work and when it will have to break.