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Horse shoe inset

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by klaf, Oct 31, 2009.

  1. klaf

    klaf LawnSite Member
    Posts: 13

    We are currently working on 13000 sq ft lockstone job at a horse ranch. Lockstone is going all arounf the barn and inside the barn. The first barn they built about four years ago just has a concrete floor inside and they had 2 horse shoes at each entrance set into the concrete when the floor was being poured.

    Since the new barn has interlock inside that can't be done so i was wondering if there is a router bit of some type that I could buy or rent that would take out the thickness of the shoe in the stone so they could be set in. I have not been able to find anything yet that would work at the local rental places and obviously this is too intricate for a wetsaw or cutoff saw.

  2. Rex Mann

    Rex Mann LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 621

    I would just cut your pavers around the 'shoe. Then, fill the deepth with concrete or epoxy and put your 'shoe on top.



  3. GMTA

    GMTA LawnSite Member
    Posts: 68

    Check your local supplier if they know anyone that does paver engraving. Also you could probably take it to a gravestone engraver. They could probably do it for the right price. Good Luck!
  4. klaf

    klaf LawnSite Member
    Posts: 13

    really no way to make cuts that intricate, i'm not looking to cut around the shoes in need to set them into the stone.

    The gravestone idea is a good thought though. I'm going to have to look into that one. Thanks
  5. bigviclbi

    bigviclbi LawnSite Senior Member
    from nj
    Posts: 894

    I'd cut around them and do like rexmann says but if you can't the grinder is the way to go.
  6. kootoomootoo

    kootoomootoo LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,369

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