Habitat Podcast #114 - Dr. Jim Brauker - Hinge Cutting History, Myths & Misconceptions Part 1
Release Date: 02/11/2021
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Habitat Podcast #114 - Dr. Jim Brauker joins Jared and Brian for more discussion on hinge cutting. We spoke with Jim on Habitat Podcast # 34 ( Listen to Episode #34 ) for Hinge Cutting 101, types of Hinge Cuts, etc... so be sure to check that out as well!
We cover Hinge Cutting History, Myths & Misconceptions.
- Is Hinge Cutting Poor Forestry?
- Grant Woods Opinion
- Nobody Needs to Hinge Cut?
- Much more in Part #2 of this episode coming next week! Stay tuned and thank you for listening as always!
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