Here is Leo Cutting Down His First Tree. Safety is EXTREMELY important! Gloves, eye Protection, Jeans. If you have Chain Saw Chaps they are also HIGHLY recommended. The Basics are
1.) Figure out Where Tree is leaning.
2.) Cut Straight cut 2/3’s into tree, in direction you want it to fall
3.) Cut Down Diagonally to meet first cut.
4.) Cut From behind Make a Seat of of the Tree Stump.
5.) Watch tree fall, get out of the way