Cut into the tree behind your Humboldt cut.
Lop definition is - material cut away from a tree; especially: parts discarded in lumbering. verb lops, lopping, lopped.
Make sure you're standing comfortably.
[with object] 1 Cut off (a branch, limb, or twig) from the main body of a tree. ‘they lopped off more branches to save the tree’. More example sentences. ‘The inescapable conclusion after reading the book is that we are not just dealing with a few unhealthy branches which can be lopped off restoring the tree to health.’.
1. To cut off (a part), especially from a tree or shrub: lopped off the dead branches. 2. To cut off a part or parts from; trim: lopped the vines back; lopped her curls shorter. 3. To eliminate or excise as superfluous: lopped him from the payroll.