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xx   TREE

Chainsaw safety. Safe tree felling. A description of the three types of face cuts that control the direction of fall. Includes special tips on felling trees that lean.
AMERICAN WOODTURNER Mar 1992 (v.7#1) pg. 24

Felling a tree for wood heat. Basic techniques.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1982 (v.5#11) pg. 18

Safety in the woods. Cutting trees the safe way. Looks at both equipment and techniques.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1990 (v.13#12) pg. 54

How to fell a tree with a chain saw. A detailed description.
COUNTRYSIDE Dec 1978 (v.62#12) pg. 34

Techniques for clearing wooded land without hiring a bulldozer.
COUNTRYSIDE Feb 1980 (v.64#2) pg. 35

Woodlot management. Tips on thinning a woodlot.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1987 (v.71#6) pg. 24

Useful tools can be made from old car springs. (1) Bark peeler. (2) Froe. (3) Hand adze or scorp.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1990 (v.74#4) pg. 45

Woodhandling special. (1) How to fell a tree. (2) How to limb and buck felled trees. (3) How to lift and move logs without strain.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #233 Nov 1982 (v.32#9) pg. 74, 84, 90

How to get rid of a tree stump naturally over a 2-3 year period.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #380 Jul-Aug 1997 (v.47#7) pg. 89

Removing stumps. Tips on renting and using a portable stump grinder.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #386 Mar 1998 (v.48#3) pg. 8

Tip on killing the stumps of deciduous trees by covering them completely with black plastic to keep any light from reaching the stump.
FINE GARDENING #39 Sep-Oct 1994 pg. 8
Added Info FINE GARDENING #41 Jan-Feb 1995 pg. 6

Advice on efficient stump removal.
FINE GARDENING #57 Sep-Oct 1997 pg. 12

A look at safety devices on chain saws and how to identify low-kickback chains. Insert explains the basics of felling a tree.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Dec 1988 (v.32#6) pg. 66

Recipe for speeding up the rotting of a tree stump using buttermilk and a plastic tarp.
GARDEN GATE #7 Feb 1996 pg. 5

How to fell and cut trees for firewood.
HANDY ANDY Apr 1980 (v.4#7) pg. 27

Chain saw mayhem, and how to avoid it. Proper techniques for felling a tree.
HARROWSMITH #22 Sep 1979 (v.4#2) pg. 67

Safer woodcutting. Tips on safely operating a chain saw to fell a tree, delimbing, etc.
HOME MECHANIX #703 Nov 1986 (v.82) pg. 62

Clear your yard of ugly tree stumps. Grinders you can rent and tricks of the trade to make them easier to use. Other stump removal techniques are also discussed.
HOME MECHANIX #721 May 1988 (v.84) pg. 72

Tip on speeding up the decomposition of a tree stump.
HOME MECHANIX #739 Nov 1989 (v.85) pg. 10

How to fell a tree using the Humboldt notch.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1979 (v.4#1) pg. 12

The tools of tree felling. A comparision of axes and chain saws for use in felling trees. Includes tips on making the right cuts to fell the tree.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #607 Dec 1978 (v.74) pg. 52

The right way to fell a tree.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #628 Sep 1980 (v.76) pg. 40

Simple stump puller is made from a section of tree trunk with a stout branch attached.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #2 Mar 1970 pg. 70

Excerpt from Barnacale Parp's Chain Saw Guide. Part 2. Cutting techniques. Bucking, felling a small tree and felling a larger tree.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #55 Jan-Feb 1979 pg. 58

How one person can use a singletree hauling stick and a rope harness to haul a fallen tree.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #61 Jan-Feb 1980 pg. 68

Chain saw "horse sense". Basic information on using a chainsaw to cut firewood. Includes a homemade jig for filing your own blades.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #67 Jan-Feb 1981 pg. 168

Felling trees safely using a chain saw.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #152 Oct-Nov 1995 pg. 62

Tip: Use a sharpened long-handled shovel to remove bark from trees.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Aug 1977 (v.8#3) pg. 4

How to use a chain saw to fell trees, both large and small.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1977 (v.24#10) pg. 138

Tip: How to pull a stump that has a long tap root using a four-wheel drive vehicle.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1988 (v.35#11) pg. 77

Pictures show how to fell a tree with a chain saw.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1966 (v.125#4) pg. 149

How to fell, buck and limb a tree. Includes tips on operating a power chain saw.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1973 (v.140#3) pg. 90

How to make tough cuts with your chain saw. Includes information on tree climbers' rigging.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1979 (v.152#4) pg. 126
Correction POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1980 (v.153#2) pg. 6

How to fell trees and cut firewood using a one- and two-man crosscut saw.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1980 (v.154#4) pg. 106

Sling and pulley arrangement is used to move short lengths of firewood out of the woods.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1981 (v.156#6) pg. 55

After trees are cut down, the stumps may be saved by treating them with 100-PEG (polyethylene glycol).
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1967 (v.190#5) pg. 175

Learn from the pros: How to fell a tree.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1974 (v.205#5) pg. 112

Tree-felling tricks. How to fall leaners, hung-up trees and those close to power lines and buildings with your chain saw.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1978 (v.213#2) pg. 112

How to use a chain saw to clean up storm damage. Tips on trimming tree branches, felling a tree and bucking logs. Includes ten safety rules.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1979 (v.214#3) pg. 120

How to cut off a large branch which overhangs something, like a fence, without having the branch fall on the fence.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1980 (v.216#4) pg. 10

Six methods of removing a tree stump.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Dec 1963 (v.34#12) pg. 114

Chainsaw safety. (1) How to fell a tree. (2) Safety gear. (3) Limbing and bucking safely. (4) Safety tips.
WOOD MAGAZINE #126 Sep 2000 (v.17#6) pg. 80

Photos show how to fell a tree using a chain saw.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1965 (v.21#2) pg. 30

Felling a tree safely. How to determine the height of a tree and cause the tree to fall where desired.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1998 (v.54#5) pg. 56