When limbing a tree that is lying on the ground, other safety rules apply. The first thing you should do is evaluate the fallen tree. If the tree has become lodged or wedged in adjacent trees and has not fallen all the way to the ground, do not walk underneath the tree.
It may fall without warning. Mar 16, Where the Tree Falls, There It Will Lie – A Meditation on the Finality of Judgment.
Sometimes the further question to ask is why did the tree fall down?
Some engage in the wishful thinking that humans can suddenly and dramatically become converted and wholly different. To be sure, there are what are sometimes called “sudden conversions” of individuals.
But what this usually means is that the person’s disposition against God and/or the faith is transformed into an Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins. Much depends on the tree, and where it lies. Conifers tend to last longer than leaf trees, due to the pitch. A tree that is off the ground, either due to rough ground, or supported on branches is good for several times as long as one that lying as still as a fallen tree flat to the ground.
My experience here in Alberta: Standing dead poplar go bad in about 3 years. Lay perfectly still, as if dead with fear - D. H. Lawrence; Lay rigid, as if she were dead - Elizabeth Taylor; Lay rigidly still, as still as if he were in his coffin - Dorothy Canfield Fisher; Lay side by side like fish - Lawrence Durrell (Fallen and helpless, he) lay there like a pine tree that has been torn up by the roots - Ellen Glasgow. Apr 08, The tree had broken, and fallen over so it was mostly off the ground.
The wood was still good. There are still a few more left to cut up this year and another half dozen in the same shape but still standing. Alan. E. EDGE An oak log lying on the ground in a forest is going to rot much faster than one lying out in a pasture. (Up here Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins. Still as a tomb. - Anonymous: 3: Still as the stump of a tree.
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- Anonymous: 4: Still as a cat in a gutter. - Appius and Virginia: 5: Great thoughts are still as stars. - Philip James Bailey: 6: Still as one in sleep. - Alexander Barclay: 7: Still as a crow’s nest, in the ded ov winter.
- Josh Billings: 8: Still. Apr 25, Still remeber the ol'guy that taught me to watch for the color change in saw dust coming into bark, especially meatier, red bark!
If ya have stump on any kind of log etc., carefully cut some off heavy end, trying to come close to leaving it balanced on supporting pivot, let the seesaw keep weight off either end(by the counter balancing ballast. Jul 17, Most of my wood is from fallen trees or standing dead trees. Not every fallen tree is good though. If it has been laying to long in a wet area with full ground contact I don't bother. If you walked around my place and didn't know much about the finer points of wood burning you might wonder why I don't use the many standing dead trees you might see.
Dec 18, Took the gripper teeth off to get as deep as possible, cut in a felling Vee, and cut in as deep as he could all the way around.
They had a cable on it first - before cutting anything. Pulled it with a tracotor ( foot of cable on the foot tree). Broke the.