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How to Destroy a Root Under a Shed?

I have a tree root growing under the corner of a shed. The tree is a Chinese Willow, and I plan to remove it in the next few years. I had the root ground by an arborist from the point where it leaves the shed corner and enters into an open lawn area. What is the right tool to grind up the root going under the shed corner? The root is about 10 inches diameter.

I can get some automobile jacks to lift the corner of the shed. After I remove the root I will probably need to refill the void space with landscape cloth and 3/4 gravel so that the shed still has a solid foundation on its corner. But it is not clear what is the best tool for eating away at the entire root, especially drilling into its core rather than slicing it.

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