High pines at a residence on Lake Murray
Removing a Hickory Tree
A hickory tree was leaning dangerously over a house in Lexington, and we used pulleys, ropes, and saws to remove it.
Leaning hickory over a house
Hickory tree leaning over house in Lexington SC
Lightening Struck Pine Tree
Removing an 80ft pine tree that fell after being struck by lightening.
Under Trimming a Water Oak Tree at the Olympia-Granby Mill Village Museum in Columbia South Carolina (SC)
Using a power pole saw to prune a water oak (aka "Spotted Oak") (Quercus nigra)
Using a Power Pole Saw to Trim Lower Limbs of a Wild Cherry Tree at Olympia-Granby Mill Village Museum
Under Trimming a Wild Cherry in Columbia, SC
Using a Pole Pruner to Prune a Wild Cherry Tree
Wood Chipping Trimmed Tree Limbs with the JP Carlton 2012 Wood Chipper
Pruning Tree Limbs Overhanging above Building
Water Oak Tree Trimming at Olympia-Granby Mill Village Museum Columbia South Carolina
Hackberry tree pruning in Columbia SC Olympia-Granby Mill Village Museum
Portrait of the Owner in Front of Tree Stumps
This was a fallen tree, and it was too big for the owner to handle themselves, so they called a professional tree service company (Alpine Tree Care!) to do the removal.
Cutting Up a Felled Oak Tree in Lexington South Carolina
Big Oak Tree Removal in Lexington SC
The Climb Begins
This maple tree had a failure, and, it being close to a power line, the owner chose to completely remove the tree.
The Maple Tree Becomes More and More Bare
Removing a Maple Tree Step by Step, Limb by Limb
The key is safety, planning each step, and knowing with experience which limbs to cut in what order.
Starting the Stihl Chainsaw High Up in the Maple Tree
Removing a Tree is a Big Job
A View of the Maple Tree's Beautiful Canopy
Removing the Maple Tree Limb with the Stihl Chainsaw
Securing a Branch to be Cut, Lowered, and Removed
Preparing to Get Across the Gap
Port-A-Wrap Lowering Device
This is a deceptively simple looking device. It is indispensable in the field. Tree work is grueling work, and with the port-a-wrap lowering device, a single person, with relative ease, can safely lower huge limbs trimmed from the top of a tree.
You Can't Be Scared of Heights
Bracing A Large Limb for Removal
Making Sure the Knots are Tight
Using the Stihl Chainsaw