Stihl chainsaw with a 20” bar for felling two small trees, also in our yard, of similar diameters and of the same species. Its projects like this one that keep frustrated craftsmen like me out of therapy, it’s simple, fast and looks great when you’re finished.
Fast forward a year, and most of that tree ended up in our outdoor fireplace as split logs, but the largest section still remained since it was too large to fit into the log splitter. I had felled the previous year and simply adding legs to those to make two tables to be used as outdoor furniture.
Lumberjack tenon cutter has depth marks etched into its base to help determine the length of the tenon without removing the tool.