Cutting Down Firewood — How to Fell Trees Safely and Accurately

If you have any doubts about what the tree will do when it falls, or which limb to cut first when it’s down, take a few minutes for some sitting and speculating. Back in the days when tobacco was a healthy habit, it was a great excuse to light up a pipe or a cigarette, or bite down on the end of a plug. Sadly, there’s no modern substitute for that old tradition. I miss it lots.

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