Dec 13, 2003 · Cindy, if the diameter of the tree isn't too big, then a good sharp handsaw will probably do the job. I've used a bow-saw in the past for cutting trees, try searching for one on the Screwfix homepage so you can see what they look like. Actually, here is the product code for one: 15468 Good luck! Ben. Ben, Dec 13, 2003.