The Humboldt notch is another common notch when cutting trees.
The W side has many large limbs.
May 20, Utilities frequently flat side trees to get the clearance they need, from your post this sounds like the type of pruning that has been employed in the past and is going to happen again. If you feel confident the tree is ok structurally, the tree will probably be ok, but without pics it is really hard to make some kind of judgement call.
Nov 27, When felling a tree, always start by making a directional notch (also known as a face cut) on the side of the tree where you want it to fall. This allows you to control the direction of the fall – essential to avoiding accidents and injury to you and anyone shrubcleanup.barted Reading Time: 6 mins. May 28, Your initial cut should always be horizontal, and about half through the tree. After that, you need to make a second cut, slightly above the first, about 60 degrees going downward.
Keep cutting until the two cuts meet at the half of the tree’s width. This Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins. Jun 28, It is always best to check if there are any local laws about cutting a neighbor’s trees, but generally, most state and local laws permit you to prune parts of your neighbor’s tree that cross the property line into your side without asking your neighbor.
You may only prune up to the property line and must stay on your property.