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Old 06-23-2005, 11:23 PM
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cutting a curve

what is the best way to cut a curve in pavers
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Old 06-24-2005, 06:29 PM
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1/2" pvc white or gray pipe.

I put 2-3 lengths together, bend to form the arcs I want, mark it and cut the stone or pavers with a 7" worm drive circular saw.

The pipe doesn't allow me to put too tight an arc on the project that won't cut well or look good.
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Old 06-24-2005, 09:19 PM
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I mark the pavers the same way as Treedoc, but I cut with a cut-off with a 12" blade.
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Old 06-26-2005, 11:43 AM
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I do it the same way as Mbella, but I use a 14" cutoff. Mine is 2" bigger than Mikes.

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Old 06-29-2005, 11:34 PM
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yup, these guys are "da bomb"!

Overlay and cut in place. I started doing it this year and wish I had done it sooner. These hillbillies from Pennsylvania know their sh!t


I use a 14" cut-off too.
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Old 06-29-2005, 11:54 PM
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Mark, from a "hillbilly" to a city slicker, I use the 12" because I can cut a tighter radius.
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Old 06-30-2005, 12:01 AM
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Mark, from a "hillbilly" to a city slicker, I use the 12" because I can cut a tighter radius.
Mike, you don't have to make excuses for your deficiencies. I mean, 14" is BIG, but 12" is nothing to be ashamed of.

We're still talking about our saws, right?
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Old 06-30-2005, 12:04 AM
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Uhh, yeah. Absolutely.
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Old 07-03-2005, 11:41 AM
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For those who cut the pavers in place with the cutoff saw...How do you address the sand dropout along the cut line? I have been doing it this way for curves but waste a lot of time repacking the sand along the perimeter pavers before installing edge restraint. Anyone have a trick?
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Old 07-03-2005, 08:00 PM
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For those who cut the pavers in place with the cutoff saw...How do you address the sand dropout along the cut line? I have been doing it this way for curves but waste a lot of time repacking the sand along the perimeter pavers before installing edge restraint. Anyone have a trick?
I don't know exactly what you're doing, but our sand bedding generally extends about 12" past where we are overcutting, depending on what border we are installing.
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