Now, this is a good way to remove a stump by hand.
Aug 17, Instructions Use a chain saw or bow saw to cut the stump down as close to the ground as you can, without allowing the chain saw's Drill holes a few inches deep into the stump in numerous places, using the biggest, widest drill bit you have.
Burn Barrel Using a burn barrel is probably the safest and least maintenance to burn a tree stump.
Oct 07, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner dig out a stubborn tree stump. (See below for a shopping list, tools, and steps.)SUBSCRIBE t. Drill Holes in the Stump Cut off as much of the top of the stump as possible with your chainsaw.
Use a 1-inch spade bit with a spade bit extension to drill evenly spaced holes roughly every 6 to 8 inches around the perimeter of the stump. Make the holes about 12 inches deep Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Use a hand saw, reciprocation saw or chainsaw to sever the major roots from the stump. Pull the stump out with a tow strap and vehicle.
For smaller stumps, you can use a digging bar to pry the stump best way to remove a stump from the ground. A handyman jack works great as bushdig.barted Reading Time: 10 mins.
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Dig around the stump so you can cut it below the ground level. Cut the stump as low as you can. Cut slices into the stump in a crisscrossing pattern until you have ground down the stump at least a 4 to 6 inches below ground level. Go buy a new bushdig.barted Reading Time: 11 mins.