Drive the teeth close to the stump and turn on the machine. Raise the cutting wheel of the grinder a few inches above the front edge of the stump with the brake lever.
Turn on the spinning cutting wheel and. 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.
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