|1. Starting Point
Important -- begin on the opposite side of the
notch at the same level as the notched corner.
|2. Angle of Attack
Important -- cut flat along a horizontal plane.
|3. Ending Point
Very important -- stop at the point that will leave a
hinge width that is 1/10 the tree's diameter.
|This is the
simplest of all back cuts. Other back-cutting techniques may be required
felling difficult trees.