Lift A Log: Rescue Technique

PhenomenonPublished: March 17, 2017Updated: March 20, 2017
Published: March 17, 2017Updated: March 20, 2017

Lift A Log: Rescue Technique
Important technique to know for lifting a section of a tree off of a pinned victim. Steps in the process: 1, Set cribbing in place to prevent the tree from moving. 2, Make two holes through the log with four bore cuts each. The holes must be large enough for your poles to slide through. 3, Make angled cuts so the section can't fall, and wedge the section in place. 4, use poles to lift the log section off, and don't step on the victim. Each hole requires making four bore cuts through the log; become proficient at bore cutting before you try this. Look at other videos that demonstrate how to perform a bore cut to learn how. Demonstration by chainsaw instructor Joe Glenn.

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