Tori Takes on Being a Tree Cutter - KFBB.com News, Sports and Weather

Tori Takes on Being a Tree Cutter

Posted: Updated:

The sounds of cutting lumber in the forest. Except today we are not. We are right here in Great Falls.

I'm hanging out with a tree cutter named Buster, and today I'm going to take on Buster's job. So lets find out what I have to do.

Buster Ross with Cripple Creak Construction explains, "She is going to go up in the bucket with me. And I actually have a special little chain saw just her size. She will go ahead and start limbing the tree and the base of the tree itself. And then she will cut it down."

Well they usually say that diamonds are a girl's best friend. Well today, power tools are going to be my best friend, because I'm about to cut down that tree.

Well I may have lost my hat on the way, but now we are at the top. First things first Buster and I are going to take off these branches

And now this tree is, how can I put this, I'll go out on a limb here and say naked. Buster what do we do next? He says, "We are going to go back up top, and cut it down into pieces."

Now this is a great way to do it, because in the woods you would topple this 45 foot tree, but here we have to protect the surrounding houses. But that didn't keep me from doing what I always wanted to do when I took on this job.... (nat sound: "Timber!")

And the final thing we do with the tree is take the branches and put them into the chipper. And I'm going to be honest, I couldn't be more chipper, because I got out of this segment of "Tori Takes It On" with out losing any limbs! (nat sound: "I did it!"

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • New funeral details for Deputy Mason Moore

    New funeral details for Deputy Mason Moore

    Friday, May 19 2017 5:16 PM EDT2017-05-19 21:16:26 GMT

    The funeral for Deputy Moore will be held at 11:00 on Tuesday, May 23, and the service will be held at the Bridge Church, 608 Jackrabbit Lane, Belgrade

    The funeral for Deputy Moore will be held at 11:00 on Tuesday, May 23, and the service will be held at the Bridge Church, 608 Jackrabbit Lane, Belgrade

  • Airway Heights water crisis: what you need to know

    Airway Heights water crisis: what you need to know

    Friday, May 19 2017 6:26 PM EDT2017-05-19 22:26:42 GMT

    AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - What’s wrong with the water around Fairchild Air Force Base, are people getting sick from it, and could my tap be contaminated too? Those are just a few of the many questions people are asking as this emergency continues to unfold around the base and the Airway Heights community. KHQ has put together this guide to gather information that’s publically available right now, and give you a comprehensive 

    AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - What’s wrong with the water around Fairchild Air Force Base, are people getting sick from it, and could my tap be contaminated too? Those are just a few of the many questions people are asking as this emergency continues to unfold around the base and the Airway Heights community. KHQ has put together this guide to gather information that’s publically available right now, and give you a comprehensive 

  • Archery on the range

    Archery on the range

    Sunday, May 21 2017 7:33 PM EDT2017-05-21 23:33:58 GMT

    They say practice makes perfect when it come to honing your skill and one local organization is putting their skills to the test with a 3-d challenge.   A 3D challenge means there's real life size deer and elk "hidden" in the bush you can shoot at. 

    They say practice makes perfect when it come to honing your skill and one local organization is putting their skills to the test with a 3-d challenge.   A 3D challenge means there's real life size deer and elk "hidden" in the bush you can shoot at.