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12-12-2015 08:27 PM

Topic tags/keywords: tree felling felling trim trimming dutch elm disease chain saw seattle huge 250 ft tall awesome jim jakosh

Here's one way to trim a HUGE tree... In Seattle, WA

The tree had Dutch Elm disease, and had to be taken down.

This is fascinating to watch, reportedly the largest hardwood tree in Washington State, certainly in Seattle, taken down in a residential neighborhood.

The guy in the tree… he’s cool. There is no question that he does not have a dull chain.

The lumber from this tree is being dried (3 years) before being made into furniture.

Jim Jakosh emailed this to me… Thank you, Jim!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#1 posted 12-12-2015 09:53 PM

I can watch those guys all day. Super cool.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#2 posted 12-12-2015 10:26 PM

Great video,I watch it all the way to the end.
They make it look so easy.

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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#3 posted 12-13-2015 01:14 PM

Those are professionals…the way they rigged each section so it hardly moved when cut free was unreal.

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