Really informative post on taking care of the tree stump in your backyard.
For those of you who fall into that category; this is the Quick Version of how to remove a tree stump with a chainsaw. Get your personal protective equipment on (yes all of it) Cut the tree stump down close to the ground level. Dig all the dirt away from the stump – exposing the roots.
Cut Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins. This video shows an alternative to expensive or time consuming stump removal. Support me on Paypal: bushfalling.bar A decaying stump i. Dig around the stump with the mattock's broad end. Once you have loosened the dirt in this fashion, shovel it out of your way. Be prepared to clear away a lot of soil. The bigger the stump, the more earth you'll be moving.
This is necessary to gain access to all the roots that need cutting. Comes in a couple different cuts (aggressive or fine). Clear dirt around stump to level wanted. Blow stump clean as much as you can with compressed air. Then grind down. I usually grind them from the top inside out leaving edges for last.
This way I expose cutter to dirt only at the very bushfalling.bar can be easily sharpened with small wheel in a drill.
It's been said that taking down a tree is the easy part compared to removing the stump. I hope to dispel that notion by employing what may be the easiest cos.