I am a Utility company in need of line clearance, asset.
Jan 21, I take a mattock and level the dirt around the tree down to the level of the surrounding dirt. Then I dig around the tree and expose the roots and cut them below ground level with a sharp axe (this is the hardest part). Then I chop off the outer edge of the stump a little bit at a time all around it until I have cleaned all the dirt off of bushcutting.barted Reading Time: 10 mins.
While stump grinding takes care of the visible remains of the tree, the old tree’s roots are still spread out underground, sometimes 4, 8 or 12 feet beyond where the stump stood. After grinding, these roots will naturally decay, but it’s a lengthy process.
It can take plus years for the roots to fully break down. Clear trees, stumps, brush, and even fence posts – so you can make the best of your land. Tree cut to ground More: The Tree Hog fells trees up to 20″ in diameter in a single cut. Superior Control: 7′ hydraulically operated pusher for directional felling.
Total Leveling: Cuts trees off 1″ below ground level. Multipurpose: Pusher bar removes easily to create a low profile cutter for clearing fence lines and hedge rows. Cut a notch that faces the direction the tree should fall. An open-faced notch is preferred, which means it’s about 70 degrees into the tree from the top of the notching cut.
This should only cut into about 20 percent of the tree’s thickness. Finish the notch by sawing a line perpendicular to the ground. 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.
Sep 04, After a stump is ground, a pile of wood debris remains. The pile is composed of processed wood pieces and fibers that were inside the stump. If your tree service also grinds the roots beneath the stump, the pile of leftover material will be larger. As long as the wood and root pieces don't have any obvious diseases, you can use the leftover product as mulch.