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Heres some holding wood photos. I learned here at the tree house what bypassing the cut actually means i am searching the notches threads thank you tree housers!. Im sorry I ain't been around much. !!!!Anyway heres the holding wood picks.!!!!
Some of the logs were pulled by 2or 3 grounds men(which I've taught then not to wrap arm round the rope already preventing a source risk of injury to them) and some were pulled by a New Holland 185.5 bobcat plaything.
To me my holding wood looks about right. Even and straight and about the final 1 inch of holding wood is the rule on go no go wood no matter how its pulled. agree disagree.
I'm fresh back to production and dual axer chippers.:thumbup:
 

pantheraba

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They might not be for us to see
They might still be inside the tree.

If they were cut by Mr. B
There might not be a notch to see
 

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There might not be a notch to see
But if 'twas cut by Mr. B
You know there would have to be
A tree go down, a tree, a tree!
 

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Hey, Mr. Extreme, reckon you should be changing your user name to...wait for it.....Notchless!! Sorry, couldn't help it....it's been that sort of day.
 
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Roger rO, the saw is a 18 or 20 inch bar in some time 30 inch wood?.
 
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WTF? What are we supposed to review?
 
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I think you have your pictures mis labeled Robert.
 
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finally the notch
notice my first cut the 12 to7 oclock slant, once I freed the back side (because of bar length) I completed my notch on the right side in one fatal swoop.:) My notch is angled almost X as is evident in the shadow thouw the shadow wood is holding
 
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I will add I am doubling up on my pull rope for safety. Yes I am haning to rope to pull with because theri old ropes/
 
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I would leave a bit more holding wood, and come up a little higher on the back cut.
 
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Thank ya bro's any advice appreciated. Whats the difference between shadow wood and light holding wood i.e. as illusstrated.I'm sorry gary should I move this thread I doubt I can

ERRR once I establish a fell direction I often gun a little more. Thou I always kill the saw once the tree is committed because I enkjy the sound effects.
I know the bobcat will apply alot of force I could get away with a 2 inc h holding wood strip
 

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That is a big bite for a notch...

Gary
Looks pretty good to me depth wise, pretty close to 1/3 I'd figure. Could have the holding wood a little more even(from the backcut) and maybe a little higher on the backcut I'd agree with. But otherwise looking good imo.

:thumbup:

Ok the one looks a little deep and the other looks pretty good I'd say.
 
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Ill take more pics the helmet cam project may require gorilla glue for attachment
 

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It would appear you're consistently cutting off one side of your holding wood I'd assume the offside. Also that notch definetly looks a tad deep.

Thanks for sharing, always good to think about and analyze notches.
 

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I agree with Justin, Robert. You seem to be cutting off that far side of the holding wood. Not a good thing.
 
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Pic 4
Thanks again all comment welcome
 
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