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
Planning the Next Move - One Limb at a Time
Removing a big tree in the middle of houses, next to a power line, and over other valuable property is a meticulous job. A trained arborist and tree care specialist has the experience to know each step to take to insure the safe removal of the tree. One has to choose which limbs to cut in what order, and with each step the team of tree care professionals have to be alert and aware of their surroundings. Everyone should be on the same page, and safety is always the number one priority.
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