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Aug 21, Drill from the top down, with every hole about 2 to 3 inches apart and about 8 to 10 inches deep. Drill holes from the sides of the stump as well, aiming to intersect with the holes coming down from the top. Make sure to use a drill bit that’s 3/8 of an inch in treenotch.barted Reading Time: 6 mins. Aug 17, 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 teeth to strike the ground (this will dull your chain).
Wear steel-toed boots for this part of the job. Drill holes a few inches deep into the stump in numerous places, using the biggest, widest drill bit you have. Apr 22, Rake out the area around the stump to remove any flammable debris and, using bricks or rocks, build a fire ring around your stump. Place kindling and logs on top of your prepared stump, enough to build a standard campfire. Keep a hose handy as a. Start by trimming the stump closer to the ground with a chainsaw.
Dig up any rocks around the base of the stump. Hard debris can damage the blades of the stump grinder. Keep the equipment in good working order. Dull blades and missing teeth can be an obstacle to removing the stump. 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.
The fire also needs to burn for several days to fully remove the stump.
Make the holes about 12 inches deep and Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. May 15, Using a spade bit, drill a series of holes in the stump at a depth of around one inch. Then cover the stump with a fertilizer rich in nitrogen. After 12 months, remove the soil and pour sugar in the holes. The sugar will increase the level of carbon in the wood, which will help induce treenotch.barted Reading Time: 4 mins.