That's what I was thinking of when I think "wedge cut". Removing a wedge out of a trunk or large branch to facilitate big bends.I tried to post the video here but wasn't able to, so here is the thread I started about it.
Holy sh*t!!! definitely won't be trying that, but Harry Harrington's method seems pretty achievable.I tried to post the video here but wasn't able to, so here is the thread I started about it.
This reminds me of a penjing style where they create two side by side trees, one much smaller, out of two!if you have a trunk top or apex that lacks taper a V or wedge cut can be used so the trunk appears to break into two and can create better taper. its more used on naturalistic styled trees
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On Bonsai Mirai Live Ryan has a live stream (2 parts/4 hrs) on "advanced bending" and shows/explains doing this very well. Recommended highly.Please could someone explain what a wedge cut is, its purpose, and post any pics if you have them? Can't find any good resources on this.