How to Remove a Tree Stump Painlessly

Use potassium nitrate stump remover to decompose old stumps.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Corded drill
  • 12 in. bit extension
  • Extension cord
  • Safety glasses

You can use a drill/driver instead of a corded drill. A 1 in. spade bit is recommended, but you can use a slightly larger or smaller one, if that's all you have

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Stump remover