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an axe is going to not work be dangerous to use and get ruined. Having dug out a couple of medium sized stumps from hard gravelly soil with an axe I can tell you that an axe will work, will only be Estimated Reading Time: 9 mins.
You can turn to some of the more industrious stump-removal methods below. Use a Sturdy Axe to Cut Through the Root System You first need to expose the stump’s root stumpcut.barted Reading Time: 7 mins. Chop the top of the stump with the ax or pick side of the mattock to break up softened wood on the stump's surface. Skip this step if the stump is fresh. If the stump is old and has had time to.