WANT TO PRUNE TREES MORE EASILY? USE PHYSICS

Want to Prune Trees More Easily? Use Physics

A blade will slice into a limb at some particular minimum pressure—but there are different ways to reach that value.

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At my house, it is that special time of the year—the time to trim the trees and bushes. Really, the spring is the best time to do this because if you wait until summer, it’s so hot you might die. This year, I decided to buy a new branch cutters. They are actually called “loppers,” but you can call them whatever you want. The ones I purchased were replacing my old ones that must be over 20 years old. It was time.

However, there is something different about this new pair of loppers. Maybe you can see the physics already…