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Observed Methods for Felling Hardwood Trees with Chain SawsAuthor(s): Jerry L. Koger
Source: Res. Note SO-297. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionThe angles and lengths of the cutting surfaces made by chain saw operators on hardwood tree stumps are described by means, standard deviations, ranges, and regression equations. Recommended felling guidelines are compared with observed felling methods used by experienced timber cutters in the southern Appalachian Mountains.
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CitationKoger, Jerry L. 1983. Observed Methods for Felling Hardwood Trees with Chain Saws. Res. Note SO-297. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.
Keywordschain saws, felling
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