Many of you know Jeff Jepson from his indispensable book, The Tree Climber's Companion . Now Jeff brings his years of experience and teaching expertise to us with To Fell a Tree . Jeff wrote this book for the professional tree cutter as well as the weekend woodcutter. It's loaded with practical information that's essential to the safety and success of any tree felling and woodcutting operation, whether it's in the forest or the backyard. With step-by-step methods and more than 200 illustrations by artist Bryan Kotwica, topics include preparations before the work begins, felling a tree using a three-step procedure, felling difficult trees, and limbing and bucking the tree. This trade-size paperback is in its second printing and has some minor updates compared to the original. 168 pages Try it before you buy it! Check out these PDF samples from To Fell a Tree Chapter 2, Basic Felling Procedure; Assess Tree & Felling Site, pages 35-39 (2.5MB PDF file) Chapter 2, Execute Felling Cuts & Retreat, pages 55-59 (883K PDF file)
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