Felling is the process of downing individual trees, an element of the task of logging.


Hand felling

In hand felling, an axe, saw, or chainsaw is used to drop a tree, followed up by limbing, bucking, and in traditional applications hewing. In the modern commercial logging industry, felling is typically followed by limbing and skidding.

Feller buncher

A feller buncher is a a motorized vehicle with an attachment which rapidly cuts and gathers several trees in the process of felling them.

In cut-to-length logging a harvester performs the tasks of a feller buncher additionally doing the delimbing and bucking of the trees as well.

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