Professional Tree Felling Service...
Fullchisel Felling is a tree felling / heli-logging /lifestyle tree work ,small woodlot logging/ onsite chainsaw milling & wooden routered signs business managed & owned by Dave Neame. Dave is north Canterbury based and services the entire Canterbury area as well as NZ on tree contracts throughout the country.
With more than 25 years experience in tree felling and heli-logging throughout New Zealand, Dave has the expertise and experience to handle all levels of tree work. Dave holds all felling tickets in NZ standard of forestry techniques he also has national certs (LFITB,forestry harvesting,NZQUA,tree felling) Fully insured ,,
Services offered by Fullchisel Felling include...
* Tree Felling (in all areas including...residential, lifestyle blocks, farms, bush,)
* Onsite Chainsaw Milling/Alaskian milling(up to 1.6mtr wide cut)
* Logging(Dave owns and operates a bell logger & static delimber / renner rake )available for for local logging ,production thinning,firewood ,shelter belts.
*Wooden signs Dave designs & manufactures wooden routed signs hand crafted these make fantastic gifts as they can be as personal as you want them .Fullchisel has had sign orders from as far as the UK .These signs are ideal for farm gate entrance signs,track signs,bach signs,memorials ,great wedding / bithday gifts memorials etc
Since March 2000 Fullchisel Felling(Dave) has been involved in heli-logging after 10 yrs working with conventional hauler & groundbase crews. Daves heli-logging contracts has taken him throughout the country selecting, felling, scaling & breaking out trees & communications for overhead helicopters in exotic & native operations. Dave was trained under the guidance of icon Aurther Jenkins to work the Beech forests from St Arnard through to the mountainous ranges of Mauria & rugged westcoast. Heli-logging is a passion for Dave its all old school felling with special techniques introduced for species such as Beech ,Tawa .Dave generally works in the mountains on private land armed with a axe ,wedges ,chainsaw radio & a good raincoat & more than often used to team up with good mate & experienced heli-logger Shannon Crannitch(now retired from the heli-logging scene) on all heli-logging operations.Dave has worked the country side heli-logging such species as Pine,Rimu,Beech(Red & Silver & Hard),Totara,Tawa,Rewa Rewa & limited other species from 800kg lifts through to 5000kg lifts.Dave has fallen & worked underneath the following helicopters(Lama - 800kg lift Scout 1000kg lift Huey (L & H models) 1300 - 1500kg lift Wessex - 1800kg lift Kmax - 2300kg lift Vertol - 4000kg lift Mil 8 - 5000kg lift ) Dave works regulary on contracts throughout yr mainly for NZSFP & private land owners.
About Chainsaw milling...
Fullchisel felling also has a chainsaw milling service (Alaskian milling) where your felled tree can be milled into unique table tops or slabs. This is especially good if a tree has some sentimental value as this way it can be a part of you forever.This can be chainsaw milled where the tree is felled & is lying ,instead of having a tree just cut for firewood & burnt 12months later ,you can have a ever lasting peice of value sentimental wood as such things as dining table ,coffee top ,or even as one customer bench tops for a house renovation yrs down the track.Dave can slice wood up to 1.6mtrs in width
SPECIALISED JOBS ,SMALL WOODLOTS, DAIRY CONVERSION
Fullchisel Felling also has a 5tonne Bell Ultra Logger & delimber(as seen in the photos under tree services. Fullchisel not only logs & process your woodlots/shelters but markets as well with returns to the farmer /landowner .always appreciated to likes of Dairy conversions with returns going to ground preparations , fullchisel also runs the renner rake ideal for fine rootraking clean ups
ROUTED WOODEN SIGNS
Dave has been designing & hand routering wooden signs for atleast 14yrs on a part time basis .We have had orders from the UK to Auzy ,if needing a overseas order from 1 sign to a 100 Dave can organise make the signs & get them where ever they go .The unique thing with Fullchisel is Dave cuts the tree down ,chainsaw mills the slabs (which keeps costs down from purchasing timber ) & then routers the sign freehand.
SIGNS MOST POPULAR farm gate entrance signs / equestrian signs(bridles & stables) business signs / lifestyle blocks / pet signs / memorials / personalised signs (wedding gifts) / etc