Cut Trees

How To : Cut down a tree

In this how-to video clip instructional series, our expert demonstrates how to fell a tree using either a chainsaw or a rope or both. He informs us about the correct tools to use to cut down a tree and about the safety equipment one needs to fell trees. He also explains the pr ...more

How To : Cut firewood from a fallen tree

n this how to video clip series, learn the proper way to tackle a tree trimming project. Lessons include having the right equipment and tools, safety gear, what order to cut branches in, and other important tips and cautions. Make this home & garden project a safe and effectiv ...more

How To : Make Cricut winter woodland trees

Cardcrazy09 teaches you how to create green woodland Cricut trees. You cut two pieces of the tree. Each one has a slid, on the top and bottom and you glue them together. You can also add glitter as snow. What you can do is smear it with a white ink pad to make it look frosted. ...more

How To : Remove a tree stump with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to remove a tree stump. Steps: 1 Use shovel to dig out any rocks from around the tree stump. 2 Start up the stump grinder and drive it close to the stump. 3 Raise the grinder's cutting wheel slightly above the stump. 4 Drive g ...more

How To : Install No-Frills Drip Irrigation

Solving a Dilemma This is a simple how-to for a cost effective drip irrigation system for your garden. My motivation to set up my garden for drip irrigation was pretty simple. In the summer, it gets to 90+ degrees outside, and my 50’ garden hose didn’t reach the far extents w ...more

How To : Prune a peach tree & trim raspberry plants

Curtis Smith, Extension Horticulturist, and Rick Daniel, Bernalillo County Horticulture Agent, demonstrate how to prune a peach tree and trim raspberry plants. If a branch is in the way and causing problems or if it is unhealthy, cut it off at anytime. Cut outside of the bark ...more

How To : Use a machete safely

This short safety guide Colhane gives you several tips to use a machete safely without harming your self or others. These tips are not only limited to machetes but can be applied to the general use of all large knives. The first rule is always cut away from your body as shown ...more

How To : Rind graft an apple or pear tree

Grafting, also known as "top working," is simple-but-essential technique that enables you to change the variety of fruit a tree bears. In this tutorial, Stephen Hayes of Fruitwise Apples Heritage demonstrates the rind grafting technique, a useful method for grafting over a sou ...more

How To : Keep your tree from dying

First of all you have to check the root which has started circling. Then notice that there is a dark portion at the bottom of the trunk. You can prevent this problem by avoiding to plant too deeply and not to leave in the pot for too long. You have to plant it at the right dep ...more

How To : Select and prepare Jackfruit

Have you ever heard of the East Indian fruit Jackfruit or Kanoon? The Jackfruit is one of the largest of fruits and almost every family in Thailand has a Jackfruit tree in their backyard. You can learn how to properly select a Jackfruit based on ripeness and learn the proper w ...more

How To : Make an ornament accordion book

This versatile paper accordion book can be used as a holiday tree ornament, a personalized card, a wedding favor, a gift, or a photo holder. If you enjoy scrapbooking, card making, or making personalized stationary, you will love this crafts project. Learn how to cut, fold, an ...more

How To : Make a heavy duty aluminum laser-guided slingshot

In today's day of mobile devices and improved technology, anything of yesterday can be considered retro— even a freakin' slingshot! Yes, that's right— forget fallen down tree branches. A rubber band and tree limb ain't going to cut it anymore. These days, kids need accuracy, a ...more

How To : Build a tomato cage

A piece of concrete reinforcement wire is cut and separated by a bow cutter at about 4 feet. The wires on one side of the separated section is bent in the form of a hook to hold the next side. As it would be hooked together to hold a tomato tree in position. It was suggested t ...more

How To : Make an advent calendar for the Christmas

Sure, you can buy one, but making an Advent calendar is a nice family project—and you can use better treats! You will need: a large piece of cardboard or poster board 24 small containers such as cardboard boxes and envelopes art supplies to decorate your calender (markers, pa ...more

How To : Make a newspaper tree

The Professor of Silliness returns with some paper. Watch this instructional video to make a tall tree out of newspaper. You need an old newspaper, masking tape, and scissors. Simply lay out the newspaper pages from end to end and tape them together. Then roll it up at a diago ...more

How To : Identify problems with pecans & pruning grapevines

Master Gardener Rosamarie Maddox asks John White, Doña Ana County Extension Agent, about problems facing her pecans, grapevines, and native shrubs. An unidentified insect found on her pecan tree is identified by John White as a Twice Stabbed Ladybug. This ladybug is a useful i ...more

How To : Make a tree of life jewelry pendant

This is part one of two in how to make a beautiful tree of life pendant. It is very easy, and you'll only need a few items. Things you'll need: wire 2-3 mm thick, Round nose pliers, 4 pieces of thin wire, 12 inches long, wire cutters. With your round nose pliers, bend the thic ...more

How To : Make hand-printed fleece scarves

Check out this DIY video tutorial from Curbly, the best place to share pictures of your home, find design ideas, and get expert home-improvement advice. This easy no-sew, no-knit, hand-printed scarf project makes a perfect and perfectly easy gift for everyone on your list. An ...more

How To : Prune a fruit tree with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to correctly prune a fruit tree. Steps: 1. In winter, look for branches that rub against each other. 2. Cut rubbing branches with bypass pruners or pruning saw. 3. Remove thick, vertical branches with pruning saw. 4. Open up c ...more

How To : Plant a tree with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to plant a tree. Steps: 1. Measure width of tree’s root ball; multiply times three to calculate tree-hole diameter. 2. Mark the tree-hole diameter onto the ground with line-marking spray paint. 3. Use shovel to remove grass fr ...more

How To : Care for a Serissa Bonsai plant

The Serissa (Serissa foetida syn. Serissa japonica), is a great little plant for Bonsai. It flowers for most of the year with tiny white and sometimes pink flowers. It is extremely easy to propagate through cuttings. Just take a cleanly cut branch and stick it in sphagnum moss ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Make an amazing floating static orb

Learn how to make this spooky, amazing floating static orb. This is so simple, and so cool. It uses static electricity to make a tinsel orb levitate above a PVC pipe. We've gotten the orb to float for over 10 minutes. We just discovered you can use a regular balloon instead o ...more

How To : Create a New Lawn From Turf or Seed

Preparation When creating a new lawn it is essential that the soil is prepared properly to ensure a satisfactory outcome when laying turf or sowing lawn seed. Whether you decide to lay turf or seed, the preparation is the same. This video shows how to prepare the soil ready f ...more

How To : DIY prune a tree

In this how-to video, you will learn how to prune a tree yourself. You start by using the four D's. The four d's include removing things that are dead, damaged, deformed, and dysfunctional. If the branch is brown and crispy, you can remove it. Remove any stubs as this will aff ...more

How To : Graft an apple tree

Cityslipper shows you how he uses the cleft grafting method to make a less appealing green apple tree produce better tasting red apples. 10-12 inches long scion wood is collected from the good apple tree while it is dormant. Care is taken not to let the twigs dry out. Selected ...more

How To : Prune a damaged tree branch

Follow along as we are told how to prune a damaged tree branch. -A damaged branch on a tree can be really bad. It opens the tree up to diseases. -The first cut you want to make is going to be further up the tree so that you can get rid of the unnecessary weight. This makes th ...more

How To : Make a Christmas tree pop-up card

Show someone you care about them by spending a little extra time on their Christmas card... and in the process, save some money. In this tutorial, learn how to make a pop-up three-dimensional Christmas card for your loved one. You Will Need: • Two sheets of card stock • Sci ...more

How To : Graft a bunch of cherry trees

Want some cherries? Better have some cherry trees. OH! Who cut down the cherry trees!? Guess it's time to get grafting and grow some new trees. This informative video shows how to graft cherry tree stalks onto existing cherry tree trunks. It looks primitive, but this is what y ...more

How To : Use a long handed saw for branch cutting

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use a long handled saw. This type of saw is used to cut off the branches of trees. There are 2 bolts that screw the blade onto the handle. The handle is about 2 meters long when folded down and about 5 meters when extended out. When ...more

How To : Identify problems with Iris and crabapple trees

Lillis only flower for one day. They look ugly when dead you can use your finger nail to pop them off. Trim your trees often. Pull your dead leaves. Heat is not good for your plants. When your cutting you crab trees back go down a few branches of leaves before you cut. Yellow ...more

How To : Eat grubs for survival

They fall a palm tree and cut open the tree to retrieve bugs. The natives tell us that if they cut a tree down and wait a month, they can return and harvest the grubs.

How To : Prune a Juniper bonsai

First of all you have to need a bonsai and scissors. In the type of the tree shown in the tutorial which is a fifteen year old, once you have got the branch structure established then you can prune the leaves over it. Start from the bottom branch chop of the leaves that are ou ...more

How To : Power carve a bonsai

Carving a bonsai tree can be an interesting and rewarding experience. One may think that the tree would be injured in this process, however the process can actually strengthen the health of the tree. The first step when carving a bonsai is to reduce the height of the tree to a ...more

How To : Lift and repot a black pine bonsai

Charles M., an attorney and bonsai cultivator, demonstrates how to transfer a field grown Japanese Black Pine that is ready for training. A 5-gallong nursery specimen was purchased and planted in the ground with a bonsai compound soil to keep its roots close and compact during ...more

How To : Make a Christmas tree bauble or round ornament

Learn how to make a beautiful Christmas tree bauble ornament. Step 1. Gather your materials. Step 2. Cut two sheets of tissue paper in half at an angle. Step 3. Cut a length of curling ribbon. Step 4. Wrap the ball. Step 5. Tie up the gatherered paper with your piece of curli ...more

How To : Transplant a small tree with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to transplant a tree. Steps: 1 Wrap tree with rope to protect the branches during transport to new location. 2 Measure the width of tree trunk; multiply by 10 to determine root ball diameter. 3 Tie tope around trunk to represe ...more

How To : Prune and trim a tree with Lowe's

In this tutorial, we learn how to prune and trim a tree with Lowe's. Pruning your trees will help them stay healthier and look better. It will help the tree grow new and healthy branches and stay alive for longer. Make sure you gather all the tools you need first so you are pr ...more

How To : Make a paper Christmas tree with kirigami

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a paper Christmas tree. Start out with a square piece of paper, then fold corner to corner and open it, then fold it on the opposite corners and open it. Now, turn it over and fold it side to side on both sides. Now, the paper will automa ...more

How To : Fold a kirigami Christmas tree

In this tutorial, we learn how to fold a Christmas tree. First, start with a square paper and fold it in half, then open it and fold it corner to corner. Open the paper again, the turn it over and fold it side to side. Open it once more and fold again side to side. The paper w ...more

How To : Prune an olive bonsai tree

This video explains how to prune an olive bonsai tree properly. the olive tree used in the video is an europaea tree bought from an exclusive bonsai tree company. The way the tree is pruned are by cutting the tree so that that it has an upward shape to stimulate vertical growt ...more

How To : Fell and sned a tree

Woodland areas provide a personal forest where you can ramble about and relax. This video tutorial teaches you how to chop down a tree in your woodland area and what to do with trunk afterwards. First, you'll need to have the tools and proper safety equipment. Next, thin the t ...more

How To : Make a Christmas tree skirt

Looking to make this Christmas a DIY Christmas? Why not make your own Christmas tree skirt, customized to fit your personality and home decor! Nothing says it’s Christmas like a beautiful Christmas tree. Now you can decorate the area below with a handmade Christmas tree skirt ...more

How To : Perform the magic paper tree trick

Take out your wand and get ready to give it a whirl…'cause conjurer Ryan Oakes is going to show you how to make an awesome magic paper tree! All you need is a newspaper, scotch tape and scissors! Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors so mak ...more

How To : Care for fresh-cut Christmas greenery

Whether you'd like to think about it or not, the moment a Christmas tree or boxwood sprig is cut, it begins to die. This means that maintaining its beautiful dark green hue as well as the fragrant Christmasy smell requires work on your part. Check out this video to learn how ...more

How To : Make a modular origami Christmas tree

Due to the sour economy, folks have started cutting out or toning down unnessary expenditures. Miniaturize your Christmas tree - though not your Christmas spirit - by crafting this modular origami Christmas tree to adorn your home this holiday season. Festive and cute, it can ...more

How To : Make craft foam Christmas ornaments

Learn how to make this fun Christmas craft! Making Christmas ornaments out of craft foam is easy by cutting out tree or wreath shapes and gluing down holly, bows and mini ornaments, all cut out of foam. Use craft foam to make simple Christmas ornaments with instructions from a ...more

How To : Make lumber from a tree

Learn how to mill lumber from a tree; details include felling the tree and cutting the log into planks using a band saw mill. Make lumber from a tree. Click through to watch this video on ronhazelton.com

News : What's More Eco? Fake or Fir?

Think you're more green by going artificial? Think again. The New York Times reports that the most definitive study shows you would have to use your artificial tree for 20 years before it has less impact on the environment than a real tree. "'You’re not doing any harm by cutt ...more

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