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“Hinge cutting” is the act of partially cutting a tree, and then pulling the tree top down to the ground, while keeping the trunk intact. This allows the tree top to be at deer level, while not actually killing the tree. Nov 30, The easiest choice is to fell the tree in the direction it would naturally fall due to slope, overhang and wind direction.
Felling in another direction requires a special technique, more effort, and is sometimes just impossible. In the following video, you can learn proper methods for creating different notches and techniques for maintaining a correct hinge so that you will fell a tree safely and comfortably.
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Jun 01, Hinge cut trees produce excellent cover and potential nesting areas for songbirds and game birds such as turkeys and quail. Some trees can also create browse for whitetail or enhance the soft-edge habitat near the edge of food plots.
WHEN: Winter and early spring are good times to make hinge cuts. Identify and mark trees before they lose their leaves to avoid misidentifying and cutting.